1918

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This article is a date listing important events for the year 1918.


Events

September 26 – The U.S. Army launched one of the largest offensives in American Military history, the Meuse-Argonne Campaign of the First World War. More than one point two million soldiers of the American Expeditionary Forces engaged in this critical battle that lasted until Armstice Day. Over twenty six thousand Americans lost their lives, and nearly one hundred thousand were wounded. Of the Americans who fell during the campaign fourteen thousand two hundred forty six were laid to rest at the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery in eastern France.[1]

Deaths

September 26 – Second Lieutenant George McIntire Baker of Company "L", 313th Infantry, 79 Division. A. E. F., and nephew of Paul Goodloe McIntire, was killed in action Argonne Forest France.[2]

Images

  1. https://www.abmc.gov/multimedia/videos/day-history-september-26-1918-meuse-argonne-campaign-begins This Day in History, September 26, 1918: The Meuse-Argonne Campaign Begins American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC)
  2. https://archive.org/details/historyofseventy0079th/page/146