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The First United States Army was organized at La Ferte-sous- Jouarre, France, in August 1918 for the St.-Mihiel offensive, under the command of General John J. Pershing. Red and white are the colors of distinguishing flags for armies, and the black letter "A," signifies army.
Campaigns: World War I (Lorraine 1918, St.-Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne), World War II (Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe).