New York: Dodd Mead, 1928. 1st. Hardcover. INSCRIBED by the author. First Edition Thus, amended from a series of seven articles originally published in the Saturday Evening Post from April to July, 1927. 8vo. 335pp. Photo-illustrated plates; maps. From the library of Alfred Sutro with his maroon & gilt leather bookplate inside front cover. Blue cloth with gilt lettering in blue, green & red wrap-around illustrated dustjacket. Near fine (front hinge cracked; small bookseller label in rear) in very good dustjacket (some wear to extremities; short closed tears; light fading to spine; fold line down spine). Item #16839
Hunter Liggett (1857-1935) was a lieutenant general of the United States Army. His forty-two years of service spanned the period from the Indian campaigns to the Spanish-American & Philippine-American Wars to trench warfare during World War I. In his honor the United States Army named a base on California's central coast, Fort Hunter Liggett. Here in vivid detail is ...the story of our overseas Army in France, its leaders, its preparation, its battles and finally its return."