Category Archives: World War I

Three lives touched by one war — World War I

In 2015, I was laid off from my newswire job. Unemployment gave me ample opportunity to retreat to the family home to investigate an unexamined chest that, it turned out, held over 2,400 hand-written and typed family letters, postcards, marriage … Continue reading

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April 1917 the U.S. enters WWI

2017  is a commerative year. A century ago the U.S. entered “The War To End All Wars” on April 6, 1917. A hundred years later it’s a mostly forgotten war. While the United States World War One Centennial Commission was established … Continue reading

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A century ago aviator Norman Prince died in WWI

Now he’s being remembered for his life, patriotic deeds and the manner of his passing. Prince is credited with creating the famed Lafayette Escadrille, a group of American volunteer flyers who were part of of the French Air Service during … Continue reading

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