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  • emThe Great War in Americaem
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    The Great War in America

    Historian Garrett Peck talked about his book, The Great War in America: World War I and 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.

    907 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.

    876 views
  • Andrew Carroll Discusses 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…

    1,298 views
  • emWorld War I and Americaem
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    World War I and America

    A. Scott Berg talked about his book, World War I and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It. He spoke at the 17th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

    326 views
  • Jennifer Keene Discusses emWorld War Iem
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    World War I

    Jennifer Keene, professor and chair of the history department at Chapman University, talked about her book, World War I: The American Soldier Experience. This event, part of the 2017 Colby…

    1,920 views
  • emThe Great War and the Culture of the New Negroem
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    The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro

    Mark Whalan talked about his book The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro, in which he examines the culture and lives of African Americans during World War I. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

    534 views
  • emOver Thereem
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    Over There

    Colonel Robert Dalessandro (Retired), chair of the U.S. World War One Centennial Commission, talked about his book, Over There: America in the Great War. This event, part of the 2017 Colby…

    494 views
  • Michael Neiberg Discusses emThe Path to Warem
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    The Path to War

    Michael Neiberg talked about his book, The Path to War: How the First World War Created Modern America. This event, part of the 2017 Colby Military Writers' Symposium, was held at Norwich…

    821 views
  • Matthew Davenport on emFirst Over Thereem
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    First Over There

    Matthew Davenport talked about his book First Over There: The Attack on Cantigny, America’s First Battle of World War I, in which he tells stories of the soldiers who fought in the Battle of…

    1,975 views
  • Erik Larson on emDead Wakeem
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    Dead Wake

    Erik Larson talked about his book, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, about the sinking of the British ocean liner by a German U-boat in 1915 and the influence of the event on…

    4,088 views
  • William Walker Discusses emBetrayal at Little Gibraltarem
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    Betrayal at Little Gibraltar

    William Walker talked about his book Betrayal at Little Gibraltar: A German Fortress, a Treacherous American General, and the Battle to End World War I, in which he recalls America’s 1918 offensive against…

    1,592 views
  • emThe Great Warem
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    The Great War

    Joe Sacco talked about his book, The Great War: July 1, 1916 - The First Day of the Battle of the Somme, in which he presents an illustrated account of first day of the World War I…

    1,459 views
  • emSend the Alabamiansem
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    Send the Alabamians

    Nimrod Frazer talked about his book Send the Alabamians: World War I Fighters in the Rainbow Division, in which he recounts the history of the 167th Infantry Regiment during World War I. C-SPAN’s Local…

    287 views
  • emDoughboys the Great War and the Remaking of Americaem
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    Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America

    Jennifer Keene talked about her book Doughboys, the Great War, and the Remaking of America, about the doughboys of World War I and the impact they had on the future treatment of military veterans.…

    695 views
  • emCatastrophe 1914 Europe Goes to Warem
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    Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War

    Military historian Max Hastings presents a history of the first year of World War I in his book Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War. He examines the diplomatic failings that led to the…

    1,536 views
  • University of Wisconsin World War I Exhibit
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    University of Wisconsin World War I Exhibit

    Skye Doney talked about the World War I exhibit, “World War I 1914: Then came Armageddon,” at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The exhibit chronicles the beginning of World War I on the Western front in…

    625 views
  • Susan Pedersen on emThe Guardiansem
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    The Guardians

    Professor Susan Pedersen talked about her book The Guardians, in which she recalls the internal debates at the Paris Peace Conference following World War I and the creation of the League of Nations,…

    1,703 views
  • World War I Propaganda Collection
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    World War I Propaganda Collection

    Keith Gorman talked about the World War I Propaganda Special Collection located at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The collection includes books and pamphlets prior to the U.S. intervention…

    446 views
  • Douglas Mastriano on emAlvin Yorkem
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    Alvin York

    Colonel Douglas Mastriano talks about his biography Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne, in which he tells the story of Sergeant Alvin York, one of the most decorated…

    2,048 views
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