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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Diana Preston on emA Higher Form of Killingem
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    A Higher Form of Killing

    Diana Preston talked about her book A Higher Form of Killing: Six Weeks in World War I that Forever Changed the Nature of Warfare, in which she examines Germany’s violation of rules of war…

  • emWoodrow Wilson and World War Iem
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    Woodrow Wilson and World War I

    Richard Striner talked about his book Woodrow Wilson and World War I: A Burden Too Great to Bear. This interview was held at the 37th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors'…

  • emHarlems Rattlers and the Great Warem
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    Harlem's Rattlers and the Great War

    Jeffrey Sammons talked about his book, Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest for Equality, in which he recounts the first African-American regiment to fight in…

  • emConscienceem
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    In her book Conscience, Louisa Thomas recounts the life of her great-grandfather, Norman Thomas, and his three brothers, who had conflicting views during World War I. The sons of a Presbyterian…

  • Panel Discussion on World War I
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    Panel Discussion on World War I

    H.W. Brands, Tom Palmer, Jon Utley, and John Browne talked about World War I. “World War I: The War to End All Wars” was a panel at FreedomFest, an annual libertarian conference held July…

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