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This collection of personal experience monographs and student papers describe combat operations, actions & campaigns fought by many during the four-year time period from the Eastern to Western fronts during World War I. Notable battles include those fought at Tannenburg & the Marne. The content does not represent an official view or publication only the opinions of the authors who wrote them.

World War I Finding Aid

List of World War I Personal Experience Monographs (1913-1918) and student papers (1870-1916) from Infantry School Students from class years 1922-1934





 

SPECIAL ADDITION

E-book: D521 .U6 1923 - "Monographs of the World War" compiled from some 75 officers monographs from various battles during World War I such as Arras, Cambrai, Cantigny, Gallipoli, Kut, Marne, Meuse-Argonne, Neuve Chappelle, Soissons, Somme, St. Mihiel, Tien Sien and others. Original print copy is located in the library's archives collection.

 

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Adkisson, Raymond C. 1LT, "Night Marches: Action of Australian and Indian Units Battle of Sari Bair (Gallipoli), 6-7 August 1915"

Bagnall, H.D. CPT, "Operations of the 108th Infantry, 27th Division (U.S.), in the British offensive towards Maubeuge, Sept. 27-30, 1918"

Bain, Benjamin B. CPT, "Operations of the Supply Section, 3rd Battalion, 58th Infantry, 4th Division, in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, September 26-October 6, 1918"

Baker, Russell CPT, "Company D, 166th Infantry, 42nd Division, in the 2nd and 3rd phases of the Meuse-Argonne, October 12 - November 10, 1918"

Behan, Eugene V. CPT, "Operations of the Supply Company, 9th United States Infantry, 2nd Division, during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Nov. 1-11, 1918"

Bolling, A.R. CPT, "Operations of the 3rd Platoon, Company I, 4th Infantry, 3rd Division, in the Champagne-Marne Defensive and Aisne Marne Offensive, July 5-24, 1918"

Bonney, Frank E. MAJ, “Operations of the 35th Division in the First Phase of the Meuse Argonne”

Boyd, Leonard R. CPT, "Operations of the 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry, in their Second Phase of the Meuse-Argonne"

Brown, Thomas C. CPT, “Operations of the Western Detachment, 1st Brigade, Tank Corps (US), September 26-October 11, 1918”

Bulger, John W. CPT, "Company D, 47th Infantry, 4th Division, near Sergy in the Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 29-August 1, 1918"

Bundy, Theodore CPT, "Operations of 37-MM Platoon, 166th Infantry, 42nd Infantry Division (U.S.), October-November 1918"

Burress, Withers A. CPT, "Operations of the 23rd Infantry in the Soissons Offensive, July 16-25, 1918"

Butler, George E. CPT, "Battle of Cantigny"

Caffey, B.F. CPT, "Operations of the First Division in the Second Phase of the Meuse-Argonne"

Callen, Nathaniel E. CPT, "Operations of the 3rd Battalion, 117th Infantry, 30th Division, in the British Offensive toward Maubeurge, Oct 5-8, 1918"

Caygill, Harry W. CPT, "Operations of Company M, 23rd Infantry, 2nd Division, in the attack on Vaux, July 1-2, 1918"

Chastaine, Ben-Hur MAJ, "Operations of Company A, 142nd Infantry, 36th Division, in the Champagne Offensive, 0ct. 7-12, 1918"

Clark, Solomon F. CPT, "Operations of Battery A, 7th Field Artillery, in the Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 18-25, 1918"

Cleaver, Grover CPT, "Operations of 106th Infantry, 27th Division, in the attack after the breaking of the Hindenburg Line, October 17-21, 1918"

Cornish, George R.F. MAJ, "1st Division in the 2nd Phase of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, October 4-31, 1918"

Crissey, John W. CPT, "18th Infantry in the Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 18-25, 1918"

Drollinger, Ziba L. MAJ, "Operations of the Machine Gun Units of the 6th Brigade near Chateau Thierry, July 1-21, 1918"

Eddy, M.S. MAJ, "Machine Gun Company, 39th Infantry, 4th Division, in the Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 18-August 5, 1918"

Forster, Jeorge J. CPT, "Operations of the 37-mm Gun Platoon, 26th Infantry, 1st Division, Oct. 1-12, 1918"

Frasier, Lyman S. CPT, "Operations of the 3rd Battalion, 26th Infantry, 1st Division, in the 2nd and 3rd Phases of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive"

Freehoff, William F. CPT, "Operations of Company B, 38th Infantry, along the Marne River, July 22-23, 1918"

Gillette, A. Ward 1LT, "Meuse-Argonne Offensive, 1st Phase, 26 September-3 October, 1918, General Operations (Attack of Defensive Zone)"

Gunner, Matthew J. MAJ, "The Second Phase of the Gallipoli Campaign, May 6th to include the Battle of Sari Bair (1915)"

Gutkowski, Joseph J. CPT, "Operations of the 3rd Platoon, Company A, 301st American Tank Battalion, in the attack on the Hindenburg Line, Sept. 26-29, 1918"

Harrison, Roger B . MAJ, "301st Tank Battalion in the Offensive Towards Maubeuge, September 29-October 23, 1918"

Heidt, James V. COL, "Operations of the 2nd Army during the 3rd Phase of Meuse-Argonne"

Helsley, Albert B. CPT, "Operations of the Machine Gun Company, 16th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, during the Second Phase, Meuse- Argonne Offensive, September 30 - October 12, 1918"

Hensley, Benjamin H. CPT, "Operations of Company F, 34th Infantry in the Puvenelle Sector, October 1 - November 11, 1918"

Herlihy, Edward G. CPT, "2nd Battalion, 38th Infantry, 3rd Division, U.S., at the Marne, May 31-July 20, 1918"

Hill, John F. CPT, "Operations of Company C, 105th Engineers, 30th Division, in the Attack on the Hindenburg Line, September 25-30, 1918"

Hilldring, John H. CPT, "Operations of the 1st Platoon, Company K, 38th Infantry, 3rd Division, in the Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 20-23, 1918"

Hilton, Roy C. CPT, "Operations of the 9th Infantry, 2nd Division (U.S.), in the 3rd Phase of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive"

Hodge, John R. CPT, "Operations of the 61st Infantry, 5th Division (U.S.) during the Third Phase of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive"

Holderman, Nelson, CPT, "Operations of the Force Known as "The Lost Battalion" from October 2-7, 1918, Northeast of Binarville, in the Forest of Argonne, France"

Huebner, Clarence R. CPT, "Operations of the 28th Infantry in the Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 17-23, 1918"

Hull, John E. CPT, "Operations of Company E, 58th Infantry, 4th Division, in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, September 26-October 9, 1918"

Huntington, F.W. MAJ, "Operations of Company G, 18th Infantry, 1st Division, in the Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 18-23, 1918"

Jackson, Gilder D. Jr. CAPT, USMC, "Operations of the 20th Company, 5th Marines, 2nd Division, at Blanc Mont in the Champagne Offensive, Oct. 1-4, 1918"

Johnston, Edward S. CPT, "The Day Before Cantigny: The raid on the 28th Infantry, 1st Division, AEF, France, on 27 May 1918"

Kelly, Henry E. CPT, "Operations of the Supply Section, 2nd Battalion, 306th Infantry, 77th Division, on the Vesle River, Aug. 15-17, 1918"

Knapp, Raymond E. CAPT, USMC, "Operations of the Third Battalion, Fifth Regiment, United States Marines in Belleau Woods, June 5th-June 28th, 1918"

Knudsen, Frederick L. Jr. 1LT, "Company I, 7th United States Infantry, in the Aisne-Marne Offensive"

Kunzmann, William J. CPT, "Operations of the 4th Platoon, Company C, 31st Infantry, at Kazanka, Siberia, on July 3, 1919"

Larsen, Henry L. CAPT, USMC, "Battle of Belleau Woods"

Lee, William F. MAJ, "Operations of the 3rd Battalion, 28th Infantry, 1st Division, in the 3rd Phase, Meuse-Argonne, November 1-11, 1918"

Legge, Barnwell R. CPT, "1st Division in the Meuse-Argonne, September 26-October 12, 1918"

Lemmon, Fred L. MAJ, "The 140th Infantry in the Meuse-Argonne"

Logan, Fred M. MAJ, "Company L, 16th United States Infantry, in the Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 18-25, 1918"

Livesay, William G. CPT, "Operations of the 28th U.S. Infantry, 1st Division, from November 5-11, 1918"

Lockett, James M. MAJ, "Action of the 58th Infantry, 4th Division, attached to the French 164th Infantry Division, VII French Army between July 15-26, 1918"

May, Thomas E. CPT, "Operations of Company I, 362nd Infantry, 91st Division, in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, September 26-October 3, 1918"

McLain, Ralph E. CPT, "Organization and Operations of the Division Trains, 1st Division, December 1917-January 1919"

McClure, Walter R. MAJ, "Operations of Company M, 26th Infantry, 1st Division, in the St. Mihiel Offensive, Sept. 12-16, 1918"

Mendenhall, John R. MAJ, "Operations of the 7th MG Battalion, 3rd Division, in the vicinity of Chateau Thierry, France, May 31-June 4, 1918"

Messersmith, Robert E. MAJ, "Operations of Company E, 78th Company, 6th Regiment Marines, 2nd Division, at Belleau Woods, June 1-13, 1918"

Miles, Charles H. Jr. LT, "Marches in the Combat Zone: British Retreat from Mons 1914"

O'Brien, Walter P. CPT, "Operations of Company H, 9th Infantry, 2nd Division, in the 3rd Phase of the Meuse-Argonne, November 1-11, 1918"

Olmstead, Merritt E. CPT, "The 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry (U.S.), in the 2nd Phase of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, 12-31, 1918"

Olson, Hans O. MAJ, “Operations of the 35th Division in the First Phase – Meuse Argonne, 1918”

Schell, Von A., Captain in the German Fuehrer-Stab 14th German Division with the Second Army (Von Beulow), "The First Battle of the Marne 1914"

Smith, Walter B. CPT, "Operation of the 1st Battalion, 39th Infantry, 4th Division, in the Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 18-20, 1918"

Senay, Charles T. MAJ, "Operations of the First Battalion 28th Infantry in the Reduction of St. Mihiel Salient, September 12-13, 1918"

Speer, Charles E. MAJ, "1st Battalion, 9th Infantry, 2nd Division, in the Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 18-19, 1918"

Stanley, John W. CPT, "Personal Experience of a Battalion Commander and Brigade Signal Officer, 105th Field Signal Battalion in the Somme Offensive, Sept. 29-Oct. 12, 1918"

Stark, John V. CPT, "3rd Battalion, 140th Infantry, 35th Division in the Meuse-Argonne, September 26-October 3, 1918"

Stilwell, Joseph W. Jr. 1LT, "Security, general: Action, 2nd Battalion, 38th Infantry, Romagne, October 9-10, 1918; and Action, Japanese, 5th Division: Nankow, August 3-24, 1937"

Sumner, Lee MAJ, "362nd Infantry in the 1st Phase of Meuse-Argonne, September 26-29"

Terrell, Henry Jr. MAJ, "The Attack of the United States 39th Infantry as part of the 33rd French Division south of Faverolles, July 18-19, 1918"

Twining, Merrill B. (M.B.) CAPT, USMC, "Historical Tactical Study: Organization of the French Infantry Division with special emphasis on Infantry component"

Walker, Walton H. MAJ, "Operations of the 5th Division during the 3rd Phase of Meuse-Argonne"

Waltz, Welcome P. CPT, "Operations of Company C, 3rd MG Battalion, at Cantigny"

Wells, Walter H. MAJ, "Personal Experiences of a Machine Gun Platoon Commander, October 17-20, 1918. Battle of the Le Selle River. Also titled "Operation of the 1st Platoon, Company D, 106th Machine Gun Battalion, 27th Division, in Le Selle River Operation, October 17-20, 1918"

Wheelin, James CPT, "Operations of the First Battalion, 16th Infantry (U.S.) in the Sedan Operations"

Whitner, Arthur R. CPT, "Operation of the 364th Infantry, 91st Division, in the First Phase of Meuse-Argonne"

Wilder, Stuart G. MAJ, "Operations of Company M, 16th Infantry, 1st Division, in the Cantigny Operations, May 28-June 6, 1918"

Yuill, Charles W. MAJ, "Operations of Company B, 3rd MG Battalion, 1st Division, in the Aisne Marne Offensive, July 16-23, 1918"