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The Polar Bear Expedition
The Heroes of America's Forgotten Invasion of Russia, 1918-1919
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"The Polar Bear Expedition is a fascinating, vivid exploration of an erased moment of U.S. military history. Nelson tackles the material with expertise and clarity." -- Minneapolis Star Tribune "A master of narrative history, James Carl Nelson brings to light a long-forgotten story of America's involvement during the Russian Civil War. The Polar Bear Expedition is exhaustively researched and rich in detail. A very fine book." -- Mitchell Yockelson, author of <em>Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing's Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I</em> "James Carl Nelson deserves an A for his excellent book, The Polar Bear Expedition." -- Wall Street Journal "[An] engrossing narrative. ... Crisp, character-driven." -- Publishers Weekly "Urgent. ... A wild ride through an American military campaign few know much about. ... Nelson does yeoman's work in telling the stories of these men and their exploits." -- Booklist "Fast-paced. ... Intimate. ... Vivid, well-researched." -- Kirkus Reviews "Nelson's well-written and well-researched history brings this often overlooked war to life. ... Intimate. ... Heartbreaking. ... The Polar Bear Expedition is more than a great celebration of this little-known conflict." -- New York Journal of Books "The Russians invaded the United States [in 2016], but the Americans invaded Russia first. ... How'd that happen? Nelson's thorough history of the 3rd Battalion, 339th Infantry Regiment, empathetically explains the unexpected, unusual duty station." -- <em>Military Times</em>, "Spring Reading List: Top Nonfiction" "[A] heartbreaking story of bravery. ... Exhaustively researched and full of vivid detail." -- LeeWoodruff.com
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James Carl Nelson received the 2017 Marine Corps Heritage Foundation's Colonel Joseph Alexander Award for Biography. He is the author of three acclaimed histories of the American experience in World War I: I Will Hold: The Story of USMC Legend Clifton B. Cates, from Belleau Wood to Victory in the Great War; Five Lieutenants: The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I; and The Remains of Company D: A Story of the Great War. A former staff writer for the Miami Herald, he lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.