Best Biographies of World War I in 2022

Biographies of World War I

The book is divided into two sections: one features 161 biographies of individuals who were instrumental in the war effort, and the other contains the biographical information of more than 900 other people. Each biography is listed alphabetically. It is impossible to include all the biographical data in a single document. Nevertheless, this book provides a good overview of World War I. It has many valuable stories of individuals who died fighting for the United States during the war.

Di Bella's Company G received the Medal of Honor

The National Defense Authorization Act of 2014 (P.L. 113-291) waived the time period for awarding Medal of Honor (MoH) to World War I veterans. As a result, two members of Di Bella's Company G received their medals. In World War I, Pvt. Henry Johnson and Sgt. William Shemin were eligible for the Medal of Honor. In 2003, Corporal Jonathan Yale and Lance Corporal Jordan C. Haerter received Medal of Honors.

Since the end of the war, no other Medal of Honor award has been revoked. In fact, the only one to have been revoked was awarded to an American during World War I. However, this doesn't mean that you can't receive the Medal of Honor for valor. There are special rules for restoring a revoked MoH. Whether or not it's a posthumous award, you'll need to apply to the Board of Corrections of Military Records.

Culbert's sister Mary Stuart suffers from ptomaine poisoning

The name of Mary Stuart comes from her brother's wife, who also had the same last name. She is from New York City. She lived with her parents on West 30th Street in Manhattan. During the war, she was a yeoman second class in the United States Naval Reserve Force. Her brother, Culbert, served as a captain in the French army.

Armstrong served in the 107th New York

William C. Armstrong served in the 107th New York during World War I. The regiment was originally called the 7th New York Infantry and saw action in the Mexican Border Dispute. The regiment went on to serve in Europe, joining the 27th Division in May 1918. They were assigned to the 54th Brigade, 27th Division, and had a total effective strength of 2,995 men.

After the division was reorganized, the 107th had several Jewish soldiers serving with them. The regiment had its first combat-related death on 17 June. However, the regiment had survived the loss of two officers and seventy-seven men. Eventually, the regiment was able to return home and eventually, the war ended. Although Armstrong never returned to serve in the 107th, he served with honor in the 106th.

After arriving in France, Armstrong and his fellow soldiers completed extensive training. They underwent intense physical training, open warfare maneuvers, and lectures from British officers. They were assigned to a sector behind the British front lines. During the next two years of combat, Armstrong and his men would serve as combat engineers. They would have to fight through heavy German fire and risk their lives in the field. By the end of the war, Armstrong was one of the last men to see combat.

Donegan served in the 309th Infantry

Donegan was a member of the American Expeditionary Forces and was part of the 309th Infantry Regiment. He was reported missing in action on Jan. 11, 1945. He was from Gadsden, Mississippi. His regimental flag featured a snake. He was a private first class. The 309th Infantry Regiment was a part of the 78th Division and landed on 27 November in France. They then moved to Tongeren, Belgium, and Roetgen, Germany. On 7 December 1944, they relieved the 1st Division in the Entenpfuhl area and advanced to Wuppertal, Germany.

Campbell served in the 309th Infantry

The men of the Campbell family were members of the 164th Infantry. Their son, William F. Campbell, was a sergeant in the 164th. Other members of the Campbell family include C. F. Tears, E. A. Everett, and J. E. Cull'. All of these men served overseas in World War I. Their son, William F. Campbell, served as a sergeant in the 309th Infantry.

After the war, Campbell was assigned to the Vermont National Guard and was responsible for mobilizing members for World War I. He later created the Vermont State Guard to handle the state's duties while the Vermont National Guard was away. Campbell also played an important role in the post-war National Guard, helping to reorganize it and create the Air National Guard. His obituary was published in the Vermont History magazine.

As a second lieutenant in the 369th Infantry, Chiles earned the nickname "Harlem Hellfighters." He was a graduate of Colorado College, and he served in the 369th Infantry. He was later assigned to the 16th Division of the French Army. He fought at Chateau-Thierry and Belleau Wood. The Harlem Hellfighters spent 191 days fighting in France, which was longer than any other American unit during the war. He was one of the first Allied units to reach the Rhine.

Clinton served in the 116th Infantry

The 116th Infantry was a unit of the 29th Infantry Division that landed on Omaha Beach during World War I. The 116th fought alongside the veteran 1st Infantry Division's 16th Infantry. Omaha Beach was notoriously difficult for landings due to the rough terrain and bluffs overlooking the beach. The 352nd Infantry Division had fortified the area and the 116th Infantry was assigned to four sectors.

The 116th Infantry Regiment was originally a part of the Virginia Militia, then the Confederate Stonewall Brigade, but after the war was over, it was reformed to serve in the Army. The unit saw action in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive and took part in the battles of Omaha Beach and other strategic locations. The 116th Infantry Regiment was one of the first regiments to receive the Medal of Honor.

In 1942, Clinton was drafted into the 31st Infantry Division, also known as the "Dixie Division." The men of this unit were mainly southern guardsmen from the South. The 116th Infantry Battalion was assigned to Fort Bragg in North Carolina and deployed to the Pacific Theater. As part of this operation, Clinton saw action in the Battle of the Bulge.

Campbell returned to the United States on February 8, 1919

John A. Campbell was a prominent American lawyer and attorney, who served as an assistant secretary of the Confederate War Department. He was born in Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia, and studied law at Franklin College, the University of Georgia, and the United States Military Academy. During the War, Campbell became a friend of Indologist Heinrich Zimmer, and was tasked with editing his papers after Zimmer's death. The papers were published over the next decade.

In addition to his fiction work, Joseph Campbell also studied mythology, which is apparent in his later works. His stories tended to have mythological themes, which he developed while studying at Sarah Lawrence College. Despite being a respected scholar of mythology, Campbell eventually turned to non-fiction, and he returned to the United States on February 8, 1919. He has also published several autobiographical memoirs.

After he graduated from Harvard University, Campbell entered the military, joining the Signal Corps. His service began in May 1918, when he embarked for France aboard the transport "Logan." He was assigned to the 4th Co., C.A.C., and received a commission as a 1st Lieutenant. On February 8, 1919, he returned home and accepted a Captain commission in the Air Service Officers' Reserve Corps.

Campbell won the War Department award for gallantry in action

In the aftermath of the Great Battle of the Somme, Fort Campbell soldiers were honored with the Medal of Honor and the Distinguished Service Cross. Their unit also received two Valorous Unit awards and a third Presidential Unit Citation. The first award was presented to the renowned sniper Major General Robert E. Lee, and the second to Lieutenant Colonel John R. Campbell. This award was given to individuals who have displayed exceptional bravery and daring in support of the United States military in a war zone.

After the Battle of the Somme, Fort Campbell was reorganized under the new Army Transformation Organizational structure. Its former XVIII Airborne Corps reassigned its peacetime command responsibilities to Forces Command and the 49th Quartermaster Group of Fort Lee, Virginia joined the Fort Campbell family. The XVIII Airborne Corps was demobilized and the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) became a direct reporting unit to Forces Command.

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