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The Polar Bear Expedition : the heroes of America's forgotten invasion of Russia, 1918-1919

Nelson, James Carl (author.).

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Carroll County Public Library 947.08 NEL (Text) 39707100700249 Non-Fiction Checked out 05/06/2019

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  • ISBN: 9780062852779
  • ISBN: 0062852779
  • Physical Description: print
    viii, 309 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: Nijni Gora, Russia, January 19, 1919 -- The march to intervention -- Over where -- To Russia. With angst -- We're here because we're here -- Archangel -- Upriver -- The romance of Company A -- The strangest fighting mission ever -- The bridge --Onega -- Storm clouds -- Friends and comrades -- Verst 445 -- Armistice Day, part 1 -- Armistice Day, part 2 -- The Pinega -- The lonesome death of Francis Cuff -- Medicine men -- A Thanksgiving of sorts -- Better than no war at all -- "K" means Kodish -- The sad case of Sergeant Young -- The silence of Ust Padenga -- The devil comes to Nijni Gora -- Flight -- Vistafka -- To what end -- Why did we go to Russia -- The Ballad of Bolshiozerski -- The Gulag Amerikanski -- From Russia, with love -- Epilogue:A return to Russia.
Summary, etc.: "The extraordinary true story of America's forgotten invasion of Russia: one-thousand miles north of Moscow, five-thousand brave U.S. troops from Michigan fought the Red Army during the winter of 1918-1919 in brutal arctic conditions."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Polar Bear Expedition (1918-1919).
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 339th History
Soldiers Michigan History 20th century
Michigan History, Military 20th century
World War, 1914-1918 Regimental histories United States
Soviet Union History Allied intervention, 1918-1920

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