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American Expeditionary Forces

plural noun
1.
troops sent to Europe by the U.S. Army during World War I.
Abbreviation: A.E.F., AEF.
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  • While we of the American Expeditionary Forces do not fall into any of these classes, the same is nevertheless probably true of us.

  • That appears in their proportion in the combatant branches of the American Expeditionary Forces.

    A Jewish Chaplain in France Lee J. Levinger
  • Early in 1918 the American Expeditionary Forces advised us to redesign the 240-millimeter mortar to give it a stronger barrel.

  • The goal toward which this production was aiming was the expected spring offensive of the American Expeditionary Forces in 1919.

  • Endeavors were made as far as possible to hire those who had near relatives with the American Expeditionary Forces.

  • The American Expeditionary Forces estimated that they would require 480 of these weapons.

  • Statistics available for conditions among the American Expeditionary Forces must be treated with great caution.

    Taboo and Genetics Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
  • We produced the improved model in sufficient quantities to meet the requirements of the American Expeditionary Forces.

  • These knives were sent abroad in large quantities to be used by the American Expeditionary Forces.

  • Probably 95 per cent of the soldiers of the American Expeditionary Forces used it in one form or another.

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American Expeditionary Forces

plural noun
1.
the troops sent to Europe by the US during World War I
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