From April 1917 to April 1919 the war cost the US taxpayer over $1,000,000 an hour.
From 4th August 1914 to 30th April 1919 The war cost the British Empire $38 billion (nearly 5 years)
In just two years April 1917 to April 1919, the US spent $22 billion on the war.
Although American forces did take part in the Cambrai battles they were few in number and mainly medical and engineering units. The American War was the campaigns in 1918.
29 US divisions were engaged in combat, with 1,390,000 men on the front line.
From the German Offensives 21st March to 18th July
On the Somme 21st March to 6th April, 2,200 Americans engaged
Lys 9th April to 27th April 500
Asine 27th May to 5th June 27,500
Noyon-Montdidier 9th June to 15th June 27,000
Champagne-Marne 15th July to 18th July 85,000
Allied Offensives 18th July to 11th November
Aisne-Marne 18th July to 6th August 270,000 Americans engaged
Somme 8th August to 11 November 54,000
Oise-Aisne 18th August to 11th November 85,000
Ypres-Lys 19th August to 11th November 108,000
St Mihiel 20 September to 11th November 550,000
Meuse-Argonne September 20th to 11th November 1,200,000
Vittorio-Veneto 24th October 4th November 1,200
In the Battle of St Mihiel, 550,000 US soldiers were engaged, 5.5 times as many as fought for the Union at Gettysburg. American Artillery fired a million shells in four hours.
In the 47 days of battle during the Meuse-Argonne campaign, 4,214,000 rounds of Artillery ammunition were fired by American guns. 150 towns and villages were liberated, 10% of American troops became casualties (120,000men)
On the 11th November 1918 1,718,000, British and Portuguese troops were on the ration. The American forces on the ration strength numbered 1,950,000.
The British held 18% of the Frontline, the US,21%
With the Peace to end Peace in 1919, As W. C. Sellar and R. J. Yeatman would say in 1066 and all that, “ America was thus clearly top nation and History came to a.