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Washington, DC: Presumed United States Government Printing Office, 1919. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. C.C.P. 400. Volume I: viii, 713,  pages. Figures (1 fold-out). Tables. Appendices. Index. Boards quite weak and partially restrengthened with glue. Pencil name inside front board, Cover/spine is scuffed and has worn edges. Grayish binding. Volume II: viii, 342,  pages. Figures, including several fold-outs. Tabular information. Index. No board weakness noted. Red binding. This is a mixed set due to different color of binding. In a 1918 journal article, the functions of the Committee on Classification of Personnel in the Army were enumerated as: (1) classifying personnel according to their military qualifications (2) establishing the Trade-Tests division (3) enlisting the occupational needs of units in a division (4) extending the personnel work to staff corps troops (5) establishing the Central Personnel Bureau (6) appointing a committee on education and special training (7) organizing the War Service Exchange (8) rating the officers and candidates for commissions in the Officers Training Camps (10) cooperating with the Provost Marshall General (11) reducing the army paper work (12) enlisting the intelligence ratings of army men and (13) selecting aviators and navy men. The Committee on Classification of Personnel in the Army subsequently became The Classification Division, Adjutant-Generals Department.
New York, N.Y. The Review of Reviews Company, 1918. Presumed First Edition, First printing. Hardcover. , [32 color maps and plates] 352 pages. Ex-Library copy with some of the usual markings. Ink notation on fep (not from author). Some cover wear and soiling. Illustrated frontis. Includes Introduction by George Creel. Includes 50 chapters, as well as 4 illustrations, 17 maps in color, and a two page United States Army Map. Contains chapters on the Mainsprings of the War, The Balkan Powder Magazine; Austria and the Slave; American Army in France; Man in the Air; Our Navy; Our Army; Identification of Fighting Men; The Prisoner of War; Casualties of War; Battles of the Great War; Sea Fights of the Great War; Cost of War; The Selective Draft; Ship Destruction; World Trade; Spies, Traitors and Alien Enemies; Record of Events in the Great War; and Index. Mr. Creel states that this war will not be won until it becomes part and parcel of every individual life, until it dominates every thought and activity. This burning consciousness can be gained only through an exact knowledge of the facts in the case, for it is in the simplicities of the truth that America and the great liberal nations find fullest justification.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976. Second printing [stated]. Trade paperback. x, 422 pages. Notes. Index. Some cover wear. Gloria Emerson (May 19, 1929– August 3, 2004) was an author, journalist and war correspondent. She won the 1978 National Book Award in Contemporary Thought for her book about the Vietnam War, Winners and Losers. During her long career, she wrote four books as well as articles for Esquire, Harper's, Vogue, Playboy, Saturday Review and Rolling Stone. In 1970 she convinced the paper to transfer her to Saigon. Among her first reports for The New York Times, Emerson exposed false "body counts" and "unearned commendations" to field-grade officers and the use of hard drugs by American soldiers. She also reported on the suffering of the Vietnamese people. Winners and Losers covers Emerson's time in America and Vietnam before, during, and after the Vietnam War. The book is based on interviews with American and Vietnamese soldiers and civilians. Winners and Losers won the 1978 National Book Award for Contemporary Thought.
New York: The Seabury Press, 1966. Third Printing. 186, sources, index, staple impressions pp. 180-186, staple holes rear flyleaf, library stamps title page & fore-edge, DJ worn DJ soiled: tears, pieces missing, clear tape on front DJ. Thirteen major riots in American history, including the Stamp Act riots of 1765, draft riots in New York City in 1863, race riots in East St. Louis, IL, in 1917, the Bonus Army riot in Washington, DC, in 1932, and student riots and protests in 1964-1965.