Title: Service With Fighting Men: An Account of the Work of the American Young Men's Christian Association in the World War (Volume I & II)
Author: William Howard Taft, Frederick Harris (eds.)
Description: Two volumes. First Edition. Burgundy cloth boards. Minor surface blemishes; slight wear at head and tail of spines; boards rubbed. Volume II has broken hinges. An extremely thorough account of the YMCA's work in and during WWI across Europe as well as in the United States. Fold-out maps, charts, illustrations.
Contents: Volume 1 - Part I, Objectives and Problems of Welfare Work) The Ordeal of Battle; The Determining Conditions in Welfare Work; The Civilian and the Fighting Man; The New Warfare; From Home to Camp; Morals and Military Efficiency; The First Winter in France; Behind the Lines in 1918; In Combat; After the Armistice; The Training of the Y.M.C.A. Part II, Service in the United States) The Field and Background of Service; Militarizing the Y.M.C.A.; Financing the Welfare Work; Mobilizing the Welfare Army; Housing and Equipment; The Ministry of Religion; Physical Recreation; Organizing Entertainment; Providing Educational Opportunities; Service to Men in Transit; Camps and Cantonments; Specialized Work and Insular Possessions; The Navy and Marine Corps. Part III, Service with the American Expeditionary Force) Creating the Executive Organization Overseas; Keeping Step with the Army; Welfare Workers in France; Securing Material and Equipment; Transporting and Distributing Supplies; The Post Exchange; Administering the Funds; Spiritual Service; Entertaining American Soldiers.
Volume 2 - Part III, Service with the American Expeditionary Force, continued) Education for National Service; Games for Fighters and Victors; Women's Work; In the British Isles and Italy; With the Services of Supply; With the Combat Divisions; The Leave Areas; With Returning Troops; The Army of Occupation; Meanings and Values of Service. Part IV, War Prisoners' Aid) Behind the Barbed Wire; The Organization of the War Prisoners' Aid of Young Men's Christian Associations; Prisoners in Great Britain; The Working Prisoners of France; Russia; Italy and the Balkan States; Allied Prisoners in Germany; The Camps of Austria-Hungary; The Last Act. Part V, With the Allied Armies) The International Service of the American Y.M.C.A.; Les Foyers du Soldat; With the Allies in France; Italy and the Balkans; In the Near and Middle East; Wartime Activities in Russia; Poland and Czechoslovakia; The Larger Horizon. Appendices. Bibliography. Index.
Jacket Condition: None
Publisher: Association Press
Place: New York
Size: 9.25 x 7 inches.
Pages: 636 and 664 pages, respectively.
Keywords: World War One, WWI, YMCA
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