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Feb 24, 2017 1:16am EST
incharge of the tank, the most was george pat ton who fought. >> the army was -- there was no air force it was army air core. how significant was their contribution? >> it depended on the battle. plains did n planes did not get up into the air because it was so low. planes would have been use for reconnaissance, alerting the troops. >> the idea of the bothat the bs artillery would go ahead of the troops and they would move forward but it did not move that way, you did have instances of friendly fire. >> a lot had been used for years by the germans and french before united states got there. they were devastated. they have already seen battle of the and many of the trenches are german trenches. >> we talked about advance of medic medical technology and treatment. >> they roefl paragraprofession therapist, to hospitals and base hospitals to get more sophisticated treatment. you had skilled surgeons and doctors. >> advance ally effort in that part of france? >> it was a complete success for the americans. all the objectives were captured on september 12. this was a great morale booste
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2017 8:00am EST
george s. patton. susan: here again, there was no air force, this was the army air corps? how significant was their contribution to the effort? mitchell: well, a really depended on the battle, as you can see her in often cloudy in northern france. sometimes planes did not get up into the air because the cloud cover was so low. bombing was in its infancy, but planes would have been used more the bombing was in its infancy, but planes would have been used more for reconnaissance alerting the troops. the artillery, where the enemy was, or where there was a large concentration of enemy trucks. they mentioned the barrage, the idea of the barrage was an artillery fire that provides some cover for the american troops. they would time it so the artillery would go ahead of the troops and move it forward. it did not always work out that way and you did have instances of friendly fire. allison: a lot of the battlefields we are seeing that the americans fought over in 1918 have been used already for years by the german and french before the united states got -- germans and french before t
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2016 10:00pm EST
george s patton. host: again, this was the army air corps? how significant was their contribution to the effort? >> as you can see, it is often cloudy in northern france. some places did not get into the air because the cloud cover was so low. planes would have been used more for reconnaissance alerting the troops. or when there was a large concentration of enemy troops. they mentioned a barrage. the idea of a roger was artillery fire that provided cover for the american troops. they would time it so that artillery would go ahead of the troops and move it forward. it did not always work out that way and you had a system of friendly fire. alice: a law of these battlefields had been used already four years by the germans and french. fresh fields.just they have been devastated. many of these judges are german trenches. host: we talk about the event of medical technology. alice: they had a lot of sophisticated medical technology. the professionalization of nurses and occupational therapists trying to expand the use of triage and bringing casualties out of the front lines to hospitals. they c
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