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    • Blood in the Argonne: The "Lost Battalion" of World War I

    • Campaigns and Commanders Series
    • By: Alan D. Gaff
    • Narrated by: Kirk Winkler
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    On October 2, 1918, Maj. Charles W. Whittlesey led the 77th Division in a successful attack on German defenses in the Argonne Forest of northeastern France. His unit, comprised of men of a wide mix of ethnic backgrounds from New York City and the western states, was not a battalion nor was it ever "lost", but once a newspaper editor applied the term "lost battalion" to the episode, it stuck.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Might be a good read.

    • By JT Hope on 12-06-15

    Regular price: $24.95