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  • World War I Fighter Pilot Culture
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    World War I Fighter Pilot Culture

    Today’s fighter pilot culture has its origins in World War I. In this program, military historian Michael Hankins revealed the airmen behind the romanticized facades, and described how…

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  • Black Soldiers in France and Jim Crow America
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    Black Soldiers in France and Jim Crow America

    Historian Adriane Lentz-Smith examined how African Americans endured military service during World War I while simultaneously battling the racism of Jim Crow America. She argued that the…

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  • emThe Escape Artistsem
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    The Escape Artists

    Neal Bascomb recounted a group of Allied prisoners who escaped a German POW camp in 1918, digging a tunnel for several months and then traveling 150 miles to Holland.

    802 views
  • US Armys Role in Defeating Germany
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    U.S. Army's Role in Defeating Germany

    Military historian Geoffrey Wawro talked about his book, Sons of Freedom: The Forgotten American Soldiers Who Defeated Germany in World War I. Professor Wawro used photographs and maps to…

    337 views
  • Lessons Learned From 1916 Battle of Jutland
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    Lessons Learned From 1916 Battle of Jutland

    U.S. Naval War College Professor James Holmes analyzed the World War I Battle of Jutland between the British Royal Navy and the Imperial German Navy. A Navy gunnery officer on a battleship…

    328 views
  • Story of the Lost Battalion
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    Story of the Lost Battalion

    Historian and author Robert Laplander presented a talk titled Hell’s Half Acre - The True Story of the Lost Battalion. Mr. Laplander has studied the subject for over twenty years and is the…

    526 views
  • American Women in World War I France
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    American Women in World War I France

    During the Spanish-American War, the YMCA initiated a program to recruit women to bring a little bit of home to U.S. troops. In this program from the National World War I Museum in Kansas…

    249 views
  • World War I and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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    World War I and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Retired U.S. Army Sergeant Major Gavin McIlvenna talked about the creation of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery following World War I. A former guard at the…

    879 views
  • Alvin York Medal of Honor Centennial
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    Alvin York Medal of Honor Centennial

    Alvin York biographer Douglas Mastriano talked about the life of the Tennessee native including his early years growing up on a farm, his religious conversion and pacifism, and his World War I actions…

    567 views
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 2
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 2

    Doran Cart gave a tour of the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City and spoke about objects related to America’s role in what was then called the “Great War.” The United…

    547 views
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 1
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 1

    Matthew Naylor gave a tour of and talked about the National World War I Museum and Memorial, built to preserve the history of what was at the time called “The Great War” and to honor the…

    1,165 views
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 3
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    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 3

    Lora Vogt showed World War I uniforms and gas masks from the National World War I Museum and Memorial’s collection. The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri,…

    339 views
  • Americas Road to War 19141917
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    America's Road to War, 1914-1917

    Historian and author Michael Neiberg presented a talk titled “America’s Road to War: 1914 to 1917.” Michael Neiberg is the author of The Path to War: How the First World War Created Modern…

    558 views
  • emMy Fellow Soldiersem
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    My Fellow Soldiers

    Andrew Carroll talked about his book, My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War, in which he looks at World War I through the eyes of General…

    199 views
  • World War I in the Middle East
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    World War I in the Middle East

    U.S. Army Command & General Staff College professor Brian Steed talked about the impact of World War I on the Middle East and how the outcome of the war continues to play a role in…

    677 views
  • Ernest Hemingway John Dos Passos and World War I
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    Ernest Hemingway, John Dos Passos, and World War I

    Steve Paul and James McGrath Morris discussed the deeds of authors Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos during World War I, and how the War effected their writing. Both writers served in…

    389 views
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    My Fellow Soldiers

    Andrew Carroll talked about his book My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War, in which he looks at World War I through the eyes of General…

    1,274 views
  • World War I 100th Anniversary Ceremony
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    World War I 100th Anniversary Ceremony

    The United States World War I Centennial Commission hosted a program from the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, marking the 100th anniversary of America’s…

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  • 100th Anniversary of US Entry into World War I
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    100th Anniversary of U.S. Entry into World War I

    American History TV presented live coverage from the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City to mark the centennial of U.S. entry into World War I. Guests talked about about the memorial built to…

    3,014 views
  • Georgians and the Birth of the Soviet Union
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    Georgians and the Birth of the Soviet Union

    Historian and author Erik Scott discussed the role non-Russian ethnic groups played in the 1917 Russian Revolution and the formation of the Soviet Union. In his illustrated talk, Mr. Scott…

    248 views
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