The 88th Division in the World War of 1914 - 1918

New York, NY Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Compnay 1919 First edition Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Gilt lettering, design, and medal on front board. Gilt lettering on spine nearly worn off. Name of former owner on pastown and free endpaper. Both folding maps intact, but have some tears and creases at the fold near where they are attached to the hinge. 236 p. w/ maps, illus., full roster. Avery detailed history of this division, from organization and training t pot-war work and return. The 88th division fought late in the war, from September to November 11, 1918 in Haute Alsace. it was used to free more veteran troops for the Meuse Argonne Offesive, and tied up a number of German units by aggressive patrolling and raids. It also lost over 400 men to the Influenza outbreak of 1918. Very good Hardcover (Item ID: 18022)

$60.00

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