American expeditionary forces



troops sent to Europe by the U.S. Army during World War I.
Abbreviation: A.E.F., AEF.
Historical Examples

While we of the American Expeditionary Forces do not fall into any of these classes, the same is nevertheless probably true of us.
The Stars & Stripes, Vol 1, No 1, February 8, 1918 American Expeditionary Forces

That appears in their proportion in the combatant branches of the American Expeditionary Forces.
A Jewish Chaplain in France Lee J. Levinger

Early in 1918 the American Expeditionary Forces advised us to redesign the 240-millimeter mortar to give it a stronger barrel.
America’s Munitions 1917-1918 Benedict Crowell

The goal toward which this production was aiming was the expected spring offensive of the American Expeditionary Forces in 1919.
America’s Munitions 1917-1918 Benedict Crowell

Endeavors were made as far as possible to hire those who had near relatives with the American Expeditionary Forces.
America’s Munitions 1917-1918 Benedict Crowell

The American Expeditionary Forces estimated that they would require 480 of these weapons.
America’s Munitions 1917-1918 Benedict Crowell

Statistics available for conditions among the American Expeditionary Forces must be treated with great caution.
Taboo and Genetics Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard

We produced the improved model in sufficient quantities to meet the requirements of the American Expeditionary Forces.
America’s Munitions 1917-1918 Benedict Crowell

These knives were sent abroad in large quantities to be used by the American Expeditionary Forces.
America’s Munitions 1917-1918 Benedict Crowell

Probably 95 per cent of the soldiers of the American Expeditionary Forces used it in one form or another.
America’s Munitions 1917-1918 Benedict Crowell

plural noun
the troops sent to Europe by the US during World War I

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