On June 26, 1917, the first US troops arrived in France during World War I. Unfortunately, the soldiers arrived untrained, and lacking in both equipment and readiness to begin to fight on the western front.
Asked in World War 1
When did the US commit to ground attacks on World War 1?
The US joined the war in 1917. But they did not get significant numbers of ground troops to the Western Front until 1918. ...
Asked in World War 2, World War 1, US in WW2
What did the US do in World War I?
The US helped the Allied powers and supplied weapons until the entered in 1917. They fought on the western front with France and Great Britain. After Russia left the war, then Germany could move all there troops to the western front. It became much harder to hold. ...
Asked in World War 1
What was the first battle the us took part in during World War 1?
The first pitched battle that American Troops fought in during WW1 was the German Spring Offensive of 1918 (operation Michael). The Germans wanted to win the war quickly before the presence of a number of American troops on the western front could be felt. However, the Allies suceeded in delaying the German advance long enough for the Americans to arrive. When they did arrive, American troops were used to plug the line as they arrived where the lines were thinly held or...
Asked in US in WW2, US Army
Who is the 1 US troop to arrive in Europe in 1942?
I don't think it says who was the first soldier to arrive in Europe in 1942 but the first US troops arrived in Northern Ireland on January 26 1942. ...
Asked in World War 1, Adolf Hitler, US Army
Did american troops arrive in germany in world war 1?
No, they arrived primarily in France, where the front lines were. Some US forces were in Siberia during the time, as well, although their purpose wasn't necessarily related to the war. ...
Asked in WW1 Trench Warfare
Did technology help to break the stalemate on the western front?
in my opinion, what really broke the stalemate was when the US joined. fresh new troops for the Allies gave them an advantage over the tired Central Powers. ...
Asked in World War 2, USSR in WW2, US in WW2, Joseph Stalin
Did Joseph Stalin want the US to enter World War 2?
Cautious and always suspicious, but yes. Stalin had already been receiving US Aircraft (especially the P-39 Aerocobra), warships, rifles, ammunition, food, and medical supplies from the US. Stalin would most likely have wanted them to for the reason that if the Western Front were to be strengthened, Germany would have to strengthen their forces against them. This would require pulling troops off the Eastern Front and therefore from his. If the Western Front were to lose or collapse altogether, troops and equipment would...
Who led the us forces on the western front in world war 2?
Eisenhower was the Supreme Allied Commander for the western allies. Stalin took care of the main front; the Russian Front. ...
What was most important for the brake of the stalemate on the western front The spring offensive The introduction of new technology The blockade or the US entry?
i would say the US entry into the war was the most important factor in ending the stalemate on the Western Front in WW1. This is because they brought thousands of troops with them and extra machinery and supplies. If the US did not intervene it would have been much harder for England to win the war and would have taken much, much longer. hope this helps... :) ...
Asked in World War 1, WW1 Trench Warfare
Why were people fighting on the western front?
There was a large area of land that the British soldiers tried to take from the German soldiers. No one could advance on either side, the soldiers and their commanders got tired of even trying. A newspaper reported named this the Western Front. The US troops, among others, were sent in to break this stalemate, and to move against the Germans. This they did, thanks to General Pershing, by ignoring the stalled British Army, and going around the Western Front with all...
Asked in Vietnam War, US Presidents, US Army
Did the US begin fighting in Korea before or after they sent troops to Vietnam?
Well before any US troops were sent to Vietnam. The Korean Conflict kicked off in 1950, and the ceasefire was signed in 1953 (although the conflict remains ongoing). The first American troops didn't arrive in Vietnam until 1954. ...
Asked in Vietnam War
When did us start fighting in vietnam?
The first combat troops to arrive in Vietnam during the war after 1963, the Gulf Of Tonkin Incident had occurred and some incidents of Viet Cong forces attacking US Air Installations forced the deployment of a few thousand troops that landed at Da Nang. ...
Asked in WW1 Allied Forces
What impact did the US had when it entered in 1917?
Although US ground & air units would not reach France in numbers until mid-1918, the US entry into the "Great War" in April 1917 caused the German army leadership to accelerate it's plans to defeat Russia & then the French & British before US forces could arrive. This would cause a drain of German resources, yet the Russians would be defeated, in major part due to the collapse of the Czar's government. On the western front, German offensive action was more costly...
Asked in World War 1, History of the United States
What problems did the US face in confronting a two front war in World War 1?
The U.S. did not fight a two front war in WW1. It fought only on the western front. ...