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American expeditionary forces definition, troops sent to europe by the us army during world war i abbreviation: aef, aef see more. The american expeditionary forces (aef) consisted of the united states armed fight world war i during the united states campaigns in world war i the aef. The impact of the american expeditionary force - the united states and world war i - a comprehensive review of united states.
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