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  • Harry Truman in World War I and US Military Rivalries
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    Harry Truman in World War I and U.S. Military Rivalries

    Former U.S. Marine Corps historian and archivist Michael Miller discussed Harry Truman’s views of the U.S. Marine Corps, which he argued were first formed during his service as an Army…

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  • George C Marshall and World War I
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    George C. Marshall and World War I

    Jeffrey Kozak explores how George C. Marshall’s First World War experiences with military logistics helped prepare him for his assignment as Army Chief of Staff during World War II. Mr. Kozak is…

    334 views
  • Douglas MacArthurs Leadership from World War I to World War II
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    Douglas MacArthur's Leadership from World War I to World War II

    MacArthur Memorial Archivist James Zobel talked about Douglas MacArthur’s early military career; his combat service during the First World War, his time as Superintendent at West Point and his…

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  • Dwight Eisenhower and World War I
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    Dwight Eisenhower and World War I

    Joint Forces Staff College professor Keith Dickson talked about the early military career of Dwight Eisenhower, his stateside training of World War I troops, his extensive work with tanks,…

    387 views
  • Discussion on Japan During World War I
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    Japan During World War I

    Frederick Dickinson, author of World War I and the Triumph of a New Japan, 1919-1930, talked about Japan’s military involvement and rise as a global power during World War I. He described Japan…

    587 views
  • Discussion on Events Leading up to World War I
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    Prelude to World War I

    Sean McMeekin, author of July 1914: Countdown to War, talked about the events that led up to World War I and how things might have turned out differently. He argued against the idea that an arms…

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  • Discussion on the Battle of the Marne
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    1914 Battle of the Marne

    Holger Herwig, author of The Marne, 1914: The Opening of World War I and the Battle That Changed the World, talked about how the battle prevented a quick German victory. He also spoke about…

    599 views
  • Discussion on State Militias Units in World War I
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    State Militia Units in World War I

    Nimrod Frazer, author of Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division, talked about state militias serving in World War I. The MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World War I…

    394 views
  • Discussion on the Prelude to World War I
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    Prelude to World War I

    Sean McMeekin, author of July 1914: Countdown to War, talked about the events leading up to World War I. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Professor McMeekin was…

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  • Discussion on the East Coast of the US During World War I
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    East Coast of the U.S. During World War I

    Maritime archeologist Joseph Hoyt talked about discoveries of the many World War I actions that took place off the East Coast of the United States. The MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World War I…

    362 views
  • Archeology of the Western Front
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    Archeology of the Western Front

    Andrew Robertshaw talked about archeological explorations of World War I sites. The MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World War I Centennial Symposium was held in partnership with the Hampton Roads…

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  • World War I Centennial Symposium
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    World War I Centennial Symposium

    Christopher Kolakowski made welcoming remarks to the second day of a World War I symposium and then Professor Orr spoke about the realities of war and read from the writings of soldiers. The…

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  • Discussion on the Legacy of World War I
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    Legacy of World War I Panel Discussion

    Panelists discussed the legacy of World War I. Then Mr. Kolakowski made closing remarks. “Legacies of the Great War” was the final panel of the MacArthur Memorial’s 2014 World War I…

    676 views
  • Discussion on the US Navy in World War I
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    U.S. Navy in World War I

    Lee Craig, author of Josephus Daniels: His Life and Times, talked about the World War I secretary of the Navy and the U.S. Navy’s wartime role. He responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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  • Discussion on England Germany and Russia Leading up to World War I
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    England, German, Russia, and World War I

    Catrine Clay talked about the relationships among royal cousins George V of England, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, and Nicholas II of Russia on the eve of World War I. The MacArthur…

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  • Discussion on World War I
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    World War I Centennial Symposium, Introduction

    As part of the introduction to a symposium on the World War I centennial, professor Maura Hametz talked about the historical background of World War I. The introduction also included a color…

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  • Interview on emKing Kaiser Tsarem
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    Interview on King, Kaiser, Tsar

    Catrine Clay, author of King, Kaiser, Tsar: Three Royal Cousins Who Led the World to War, talked about the family story of British King George V, German Kaiser Wilhelm II, and Russian Tsar…

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