The american expeditionary forces a e f aef or aef was a formation of the united states army on the western front of world war ithe aef was established on july 5 1917 in france under the command of gen john j pershingit fought alongside french army british army canadian army and australian army units against the german empirea minority of the aef troops also fought alongside . The 1918 meuse argonne offensive was not the first action fought by the american expeditionary forces but it was the greatest and its casualty count deems it the second bloodiest battle in american history maarten ottes detail packed narrative portrays the clash as never before. Although the meuse argonne offensive which began in late september 1918 and continued through to the armistice was not the first major action fought by the aef it was the greatest in which it engaged in the great war indeed the casualty count in the fighting at the meuse argonne makes it the bloodiest battle in american military history. American expeditionary forces at meuse argonne on september 26 1918 a massive series of offensives utilizing 92 british belgian french and american divisions rippled urgently forward across the entire western front. The meuse argonne offensive also known as battles of the meuse argonne and the meuse argonne campaign was a major part of the final allied offensive of world war i that stretched along the entire western frontit was fought from september 26 1918 until the armistice of november 11 1918 a total of 47 daysthe meuse argonne offensive was the largest in united states military history
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