91st Infantry in World War I. Analysis Of An AEF Division's by Bryan L. Woodcock

By Bryan L. Woodcock

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The 91st Infantry department was once a countrywide military department created sooner than global warfare I. established at Camp Lewis, Washington, it used to be composed of draftees from the northwestern usa. Following a teach up that lasted below three hundred and sixty five days, this department departed for Europe in June 1918. In France, the 91st department performed extra education, however the AEF driven it to front traces sooner than it was once accomplished. In its first strive against event, the 91st department fought at the entrance strains of the Meuse-Argonne. within the first days of this conflict, the 91st department, even supposing green, received extra flooring than the other American department. even if, it paid a heavy expense when it comes to American lives. The AEF consequently assigned the department to paintings lower than French command within the conflict of Ypres-Lys in Belgium. This thesis examines the department leadership's skill to execute necessary...

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And was the division able to successfully maneuver its artillery to provide seamless fires when needed? How well did the unit coordinate air support and combine it in the overall fires plan? The evaluation of fires will focus on how well the coordination was with the artillery units and how the unit used any lessons learned to improve operations. This paper will be chronologically organized in five chapters addressing examples during the unit’s train up and subsequent operations that will address the mission success criteria previously described.

The combat formations exercised were outdated and not used in France. Turnover of personnel caused units to continually focus, and re-focus, on basic individual skills. However, there is little evidence that the leadership tried to train at any higher level, even though many knew the reality of Europe was much more complex. As a result, the division would have even more to learn in France before it could be successful in combat. Fires Perhaps the most neglected subject during the training at Camp Lewis was the integration of fires.

Army’s V Corps, was one of nine AEF divisions participating in the initial Meuse-Argonne attack. The 37th Division, also under V Corps was to its right and I Corps’ 35th Division was on its left as shown in figure 2. The 91st sector was on a seam between the German Crown Prince’s 1st Guards Division and the 117th East Reserve Division, under overall command of General Von Gallwitz. Shortly after the offensive began, the German Army added the 5th Guard Division in between the 1st and the 117th{53}.

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