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Purple Hearts Reunited in Dublin to honor fallen Irish-American WWI hero

On 16 November 2018, the non-profit foundation Purple Hearts Reunited will conduct their first international ceremony in honor of WWI hero Private Michael Walsh. Private Walsh was killed in action on 24 October 1918 during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. This ceremony […]

Purple Hearts Reunited in Dublin to honor fallen Irish-American WWI hero

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On 16 November 2018, the non-profit foundation Purple Hearts Reunited will conduct their first international ceremony in honor of WWI hero Private Michael Walsh. Private Walsh was killed in action on 24 October 1918 during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. This ceremony […]

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Armistice Day Nov. 11, 2018 at Baltimore National Cemetery (Anthony C. Hayes)

Hope For Peace caps ecumenical Armistice Day service at Washington National Cathedral

Washington, D.C.: One hundred years ago, on November 11, 1918, the horrific guns of August were finally silenced at precisely 11:00 AM Paris time with the implementation of a

Armistice Day memorial wreaths from all 50 states, the territores and D.C. at Pershing Park as part of the commemoration of the World War I Centennial

Wreath laying ceremony opens weekend of events honoring WWI veterans, Armistice Day

Wreaths representing the United States and its territories were placed near the General John J. Pershing statue in Pershing Park in Washington, D.C. as part of the Centennial Commemoration

A group of decorated soldiers from the famed "Harlem Hellfighters" proudly display the French Croix de guerre. Questions have long been raised as to why minority servicemen were denied the Medal of Honor. (Public Domain)

World War I Medal of Honor review urged for minority servicemen

A group of decorated soldiers from the famed 369th "Harlem Hellfighters" proudly display the French Croix de guerre. Questions have long been raised as to why minority servicemen of

Actor David Shuey appeared as General Pershing at the Great Gatsby Presidential Inaugural Ball. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Dave Shuey was unforgettable as ‘General Pershing’

Living history actor David Shuey appeared as General Pershing at the Great Gatsby Presidential Inaugural Ball. (Anthony C. Hayes) To meet David Shuey for the first time, I had to

WWI-era music on display at Camp Doughboy. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Camp Doughboy brings World War I history alive on Governors Island

Sheet music from a bygone era at Camp Doughboy World War I Weekend on Governors Island. (Anthony C. Hayes) New York: It’s a sunny Sunday afternoon on beautiful Governors Island.

Displays inside the Prairie Mound Schoolhouse at the Gen John J. Pershing Boyhood Home in Laclede, MO. (Anthony C. Hayes)

John J. Pershing Historic site to dedicate Commemorative Garden to fallen Americans of WWI

LACLEDE., MO: There was nothing about the boyhood of John J. Pershing which would hint of his eventual fame. When his chores on the two family farms were complete,

Copperthite pie company heir recalls efforts which provided ‘Dough for the Doughboys’

At first glance, the black Model T box truck – replete with it’s creamy-white “Connecticut - Copperthite Pie Company” lettering – may seem hopelessly out of place. Why would

American soldiers on the Piave front hurling a hand grenades during World War I.

A New Reading of World War I American Literature

One hundred years after U.S. involvement in World War I, it is time to revisit our literature that came out of that conflict--because we are only now, finally, able

Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge & Poppy Field at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri

Military, civilian scholars discuss lasting impression of WWI

Paul Sunderland's Glass Bridge & Poppy Field at the National WWI Museum and Memorial. (Courtesy) On Thursday, March 29, the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri marked

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