Australians and Americans on the Somme, 1918

Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme
Accession Number MSS2079
Collection type Manuscript
Measurement 1 wallet: 1cm
Object type Manuscript
Maker Ward, Meleah Elizabeth
Date made 2008
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

67 page manuscript. The manuscript provides a brief background to both the AIF and the American Expeditionary Force (AEF). The relationship between the AIF and AEF is examined in respect to training behind the lines and in action alongside one another; the Battle of Hamel in July 1918, The Liaison Force at Chipilly-Spur in August 1918 and the Battle of the Hindenburg Line in September 1918 . An appendix of quotes relating to the interaction of the AIF and AEF intended for use in an exhibition is included.