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  • French World War I Soldiers
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    French World War I Soldiers

    Two U.S. Army veterans portrayed French World War I soldiers in a mock trench. Wearing uniforms and gear from the last two years of the conflict, the soldiers discussed the French…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

    421 views
  • 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…

    139 views
  • 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…

    259 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…

    239 views
  • 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,…

    317 views
  • World War I and Trench Warfare
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    World War I and Trench Warfare

    Professor Richard Faulkner talked about trench warfare during World War I and looked at the different strategies and technological developments used in attempts to drive opponents out of…

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  • Echoes of the Great War Exhibit Part 2
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    "Echoes of the Great War" Exhibit, Part 2

    Library of Congress historian and curator Ryan Reft gave a tour of an exhibit tracing the history of U.S. participation in World War I using artwork, posters, photographs, films, sheet music, documents, and…

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  • Echoes of the Great War Exhibit Part 1
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    "Echoes of the Great War" Exhibit, Part 1

    Library of Congress historian and curator Ryan Reft gave a tour of an exhibit tracing the history of U.S. participation in World War I using artwork, posters, photographs, films, sheet music,…

    161 views
  • Political and Military Leaders and the End of World War I
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    Political and Military Leaders and the End of World War I

    Naval War College professor John Maurer traced the major events of 1918 and explored how political and military leaders eventually ended World War I with a flawed peace that he argued paved…

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  • World War I Battle of Belleau Wood Centennial
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    World War I Battle of Belleau Wood Centennial

    Historian Mitchell Yockelson led a tour of American monuments, battlefields, and a cemetery in northeastern France to commemorate the centennial of several battles in May and June of 1918.…

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  • Graves Registration Service US Army Silent Film
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    Graves Registration Service U.S. Army Silent Film

    Historian Mitchell Yockelson and French World War I battlefield guide Guillaume Moizan provided commentary for several silent U.S. Army Signal Corps films recorded shortly after the end of…

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  • ChateauThierry Sector US Army Silent Film
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    Chateau-Thierry Sector U.S. Army Silent Film

    Historian Mitchell Yockelson and French World War I battlefield guide Guillaume Moizan provided commentary for silent U.S. Army Signal Corps films from 1918. Restored by the National…

    240 views
  • World War I Naval Warfare
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    World War I Naval Warfare

    Naval War College professor Stanley Carpenter talked about World War I naval warfare. He described the fleets of the Allies and Central Powers, their artillery and the battle strategies…

    267 views
  • Washington Journal Author Edward Lengel Discusses World War I
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    Author Edward Lengel on U.S. Military in France, 1918

    Historian Edward Lengel, author of Thunder and Flames: Americans in the Crucible of Combat, 1917-1918, talked about the battles, monuments, and cemeteries associated with the battles of…

    680 views
  • Lasting Impressions of World War I
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    Lasting Impressions of World War I

    The National World War I Museum and Memorial and the National Press Club co-hosted this press conference with three historians and a former Joint Chiefs of Staff chair to mark the final…

    351 views
  • World War I Soldiers and Art in the Trenches
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    World War I Soldiers and Art in the Trenches

    American History TV visited the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum to learn about stone carvings left behind in bunkers and trenches by World War I soldiers and only recently rediscovered. Our…

    474 views
  • World War I Combat Artists
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    World War I Combat Artists

    American History TV visited the National Air & Space Museum to learn about U.S. Army combat artists who were recruited to be part of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I. Our guide was the…

    215 views
  • ChateauThierry American Monument Dedication
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    Chateau-Thierry American Monument Dedication

    This recording of the Chateau-Thierry American Monument dedication in northeastern France is one of thirteen segments featured in the America Honors Her Heroes film, the official record of…

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