William B. Hackett Collection, 1918-1919.
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Historical Note American Expeditionary Force The American Expeditionary Force (AEF) was the U.S. military force in Europe during World War I. Although a division commanded by General John J. Pershing was sent to France in June 1917, most of the AEF was manned as a result of passage of the Selective Service Act (40 Stat. 76) by the U.S. Congress on 18 May 1917, creating the Selective Service System. The Act gave the president the p...
William Bostic Hackett, Jr., from Ripley, Tenn., served in the American Expeditionary Force in France during World War I. From the description of William B. Hackett Collection, 1918-1919. (Vanderbilt University Library). WorldCat record id: 64224688 Father Hackett founded the Central Catholic Library in Melbourne in 1924. From the description of Letters, 1913-1923. 1913-1923. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225840495 From the description of Co...