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  • emThe Great War in Americaem
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    The Great War in America

    Historian Garrett Peck looked at American involvement in World War I and how the country changed in its aftermath.

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  • emThunder in the Argonneem
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    Thunder in the Argonne

    Douglas Mastriano talked about the defense of the Argonne Forest and Meuse River Valley by Gen. John Pershing and his Doughboys during World War One.

    628 views
  • 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.

    792 views
  • 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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  • 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…

    304 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…

    302 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…

    483 views
  • 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…

    455 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…

    140 views
  • Woodrow Wilson and World War I
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    Woodrow Wilson and World War I

    Executive Director Robert Enholm leads a tour of World War I objects in President Woodrow Wilson’s Washington, D.C., home. President Wilson retired in 1921 after leaving the White House.…

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  • World War I Armistice Centennial Commemoration
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    World War I Armistice Centennial Commemoration

    French President Emmanuel Macron made keynote remarks at a ceremony in Paris to commemorate the centennial of the armistice that ended the fighting in World War I between Germany and allied powers. The event began with bells…

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  • Romagne 19141918 Museum
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    Romagne 1914-1918 Museum

    The French vllage of Romagne-sous-Montfaucon is on the edge of the Meuse-Argonne Cemetery where more than 14,000 American World War I soldiers are buried. The founder and owner of a…

    174 views
  • World War I MeuseArgonne Offensive
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    World War I Meuse-Argonne Offensive

    Historian Mitchell Yockelson and French battlefield guide Guillaume Moizan visited battlefields, villages, and monuments to tell the story of the forty-seven day Meuse-Argonne offensive,…

    245 views
  • US Supreme Court During World War I
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    U.S. Supreme Court During World War I

    Author and Virginia Commonwealth University history professor emeritus Melvin Urofsky described the constitutional issues the Supreme Court faced during World War I. He was introduced by…

    263 views
  • President Trump Remarks at Suresnes American Cemetery
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    President Trump Remarks at Suresnes American Cemetery

    President Trump delivered remarks at the Suresnes American Cemetery in Paris’s western suburbs to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day and the end of World War I.

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  • World War I Soldier Alvin York
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    World War I Soldier Alvin York

    American History TV visited a memorial to World War I soldier Alvin York in a French village near the Argonne Forest. Historian Mitchell Yockelson and French battlefield guide Guillaume…

    214 views
  • The Lost Battalion
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    The Lost Battalion

    French battlefield guide Guillaume Moizan and historian Mitchell Yockelson visited a memorial and remnants of World War I trenches in France’s Argonne Forest to tell the story of the “Lost…

    424 views
  • emAmerican Artifactsem Recalls WWI Battle of Saint Mihiel
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    World War I Battle of Saint-Mihiel

    C-SPAN visited monuments, villages, and an American cemetery associated with the September 12 to 16, 1918 World War I Battle of Saint-Mihiel, France. Locations included the Montsec American…

    405 views
  • Historian Mitchell Yockelson Tours WWI Battlefields in France
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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.…

    1,024 views
  • Washington Journal John Mosier  Michael Kazin discuss the End of World War I
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    John Mosier and Michael Kazin on the End of World War I

    John Mosier and Michael Kazin, both authors and professors, talked about the centennial of the armistice that ended World War I on November 11, 1918.

    825 views
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