Articles by Patrick Gregory

100 Years Ago: Meuse-Argonne Offensive begins

September 26th, 2018|0 Comments

American troops using French-built Renault FT-17 tanks move up to a forward area near Boureville in the Argonne Forest, 26 September 1918 © IWM (Q 58691) Posted on 26 September 2018 On 26 [...]

The Meuse-Argonne: Remembering America’s biggest battle

September 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery (Photo: Patrick Gregory) Posted on 26 September 2018 On Sunday 23 September 2018 the American WW1 cemetery at Romagne-sous-Montfaucon in north-east France played host to a centennial ceremony, paying tribute to the [...]

The American First Army comes into being

August 8th, 2018|0 Comments

On 10 August 1918 General John Pershing drove from AEF headquarters in Chaumont to La Ferté-sous-Jouarre on the Marne, some 15 miles south-west of Château-Thierry. There he was to take up formal command of the newly [...]

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