The United States’ involvement in World War I marked the country’s first major entry into international politics.
One cost of that involvement required the U.S. to supply a force to occupy part of the German Rhineland after the war.
The force, known as the “U.S. Third Army,” consisted of well-trained but overworked divisions in the American Expeditionary Forces.
Join Virginia Army National Guard Command Historian Al Barnes as he explores their untold stories, including how close the “Great War” came to starting again in June 1919 and how the Americans were viewed by the Germans they “occupied.”
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