Item #39045 Historical Map American Expeditionary Force Showing Battle Lines Base Ports Communications and Allied Zones. WORLD WAR I., Paul Bowman, C., historian.
Historical Map American Expeditionary Force Showing Battle Lines Base Ports Communications and Allied Zones.

Historical Map American Expeditionary Force Showing Battle Lines Base Ports Communications and Allied Zones.

Stiles, Ezra C. (mapmaker).
Pittsburgh, PA. Herbick & Held Printing Company. 1932.
Color pictorial / pictographic map, pictorial decorative border, map area 33 1/4 x 26 1/2 inches on sheet 35 x 28 inches. Light edge wear and multiple tears up to 1/2 inch, 1/4 inch chip to lower right corner and 1/8 inch chip to right margin (all outside map area); overall very good condition; clear and bright. A richly colored decorative map commemorating American service during World War I. The map is bordered on three sides with the insignia of American combat divisions; inside this is a border of vignette illustrations and descriptive text of events in which the Americans were involved. There are four inset maps: "The Meuse Argonne Drive", "The St. Miniel Salient", "From Home Ports to War Zone", and "Plan of the City of Paris". Hospital and Aviation centers are marked on the map, together with much information of historical interest. The spirit that got the troups through the war is captured in humourous quips: "It's a great life if you don't weaken," "They can't make you do it but they can sure make you wish that you had done it," "Bon Soir Mademoiselle" etc etc! Item #39045

Price: $550.00