The United States And The American War Essay

762 Words Sep 22nd, 2016 4 Pages
Almost everyone who has ever truly studied World War 1 realizes the helpful effort that the Americans put into the war effort however it would be obscured to think that the United States efforts would ever come close to what the Allies went through. The United States causality rate only accounted for 8 percent of its 206,000 soliders (cite 145) . With this being said, this was an extremely difficult for everyone who was involved. However, the American and British soldiers both viewed their enemy Germany slightly different. Some key reasons on why it was different for the Americans and British is because the British was in the war longer, they saw more things and went through more hard times than what the Americans did. Another reason it was different was that the Germans seen to respect the Americans more, As mentioned before the Americans who died and were injured only made up 8 percent of the causality rate however the British causality rate was 35 percent, (maybe sight) this is three times more than what the Americans lost. In general, the British seemed all doom and gloomed within their writings. One reason I believe this is because they been involved in the war longer. The British joined World War 1in 1914 and the Americans joined the war in 1917, this means that they had three more years that means the British has three more years of experience than the Americans. With the loss of all the British troops the hatred continued to grow for the Germans. The British have…

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