Books: The U. S. War

ORDEAL BY FIRE—Fletcher Pratt— Smith & Haas ($3).

Though the A. E. F. gave Germany the final body-blow that won the First World War for the Allies, and though more U. S. troops took part than in any war in history, the U. S. entered too late and the fighting was too far afield for the country to consider the War its private property. The U. S. as a whole never had the feeling that it was fighting for its life; it has not had that feeling since the 1860's. But such an...

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