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La logistique militaire américaine à travers la culture matérielle en France durant la Grande Guerre. L’exemple de l’Hospital Center de Mars-sur-Allier (Nièvre), 1917-1919

Abstract : Small army of 200,000 fighters, the US Army went to war with the Allies in April 1917 under the leadership of its president. A titanic logistical task then presents itself to the American Expeditionnary Forces despite its lack of experience which will lay the foundations of the deployment doctrine still used today. Based on the preparation and deployment of prefabricated equipment, directly produced in the United States, thus ensuring a certain independence for its army, Made in USA consumption is found even in the daily consumer goods of soldiers, health personnel, sometimes well behind the forehead. The exhaustive study of the corpora movable discovered during some archaeological operations inform us about the socioeconomic strategies of America at war, which will become, despite its low tactical impact, the world’s leading economic power on November 11, 1918.
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Alexandre Coulaud, Manon Mariette. La logistique militaire américaine à travers la culture matérielle en France durant la Grande Guerre. L’exemple de l’Hospital Center de Mars-sur-Allier (Nièvre), 1917-1919. Cahiers LandArc, LandArc (Fleurance, Gers), 2019, 31, 21 p. ⟨hal-02859985⟩

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