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Catalog Number 1983.81.1
Object Name book
Accession number 1983.81
Summary signed by author, given to LMA.

Introduction; Attempts at defining Pioneer Infantry; Where and when did the idea for Pioneer Regiments originate; What duties did the pioneers perform? A. While training in the United States...B. Overseas-While WWI was still in progress...C. Overseas- After Armistice, in Army of Occupation; Organization of typical Pioneer Infantry Regiment A. Units involved... B.Sources of officer and enlisted personnel...C.Personnel strength authorized; The Assignment of White or Black Officers to Black or White Troops; Equipment of Pioneer Regiments for overseas duties; Where the Pioneer units activated and trained for overseas; Were the Pioneer Regiments the fore-runners of; Combat Engineers? Service of Supply? Sea-Bees?; Comments concerning several black Pioneer regiments- Barbeau; Comments concerning black P.I. regiments overseas by Charles Williams; What do we know about the Pioneer I.R. of WWI? Information about several Pioneer regiments: a. 59th, b. 56th, d.57th, e.805th, f. 809th, g. 811th, h. 1st, 3rd, 51st; Sampling of letters received from Pioneer veterans; Evidence of co-operative efforts between Pioneers and Engineers, in History of 11th Engineers (Rwy); Exchange of letters with French Military Attache, Washington, D.C.; Tables; History of 805th and First Pioneer Infantry Regiment; Photographs; The Story of the First Pioneer Infantry; Appendix)


United States. -- Army. -- Infantry -- History.
United States. -- Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States
Title Pershings Pioneers
Author Thisted, Lt. Col. Moses N.
Published Date 1982
Publisher Alphabet Printers
Published Place Hemet, CA
OCLC Number 9298446