The Battle of Saint-Mihiel was fought between the 12th and the 15th of September 1918 and involved the American Expeditionary Force and 48,000 French troops under the command of US general John J. Pershing against German positions. By the morning of the 13th of September all objectives in the salient had been captured, the Germans, short on manpower, having begun a withdrawal the day before.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are a member (student of staff) of a subscribing institution (see List), you should be able to access the LE on campus directly (without the need to log in), and off-campus either via the institutional log in we offer, or via your institution's remote access facilities, or by creating a personal user account with your institutional email address. If you are not a member of a subscribing institution, you will need to purchase a personal subscription. For more information on how to subscribe as an individual user, please see under Individual Subcriptions.