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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 to understand it in its actual historical context. That is the […]

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

A New Reading of World War I American Literature

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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 to understand it in its actual historical context. That is the […]

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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

Shovels used for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Veterans, dignitaries break ground for D.C. World War I Memorial

Shovels used for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Anthony C. Hayes) In an act which many Americans feel is long overdue, almost

Herbert H. Renshaw on the plaque for Maryland servicemen from Wicomico County who died during World War I credit Anthony C. Hayes

Herbert H. Renshaw: First Marylander to die in WWI missing from US memorials

The name Herbert H. Renshaw as it appears at the Baltimore War Memorial. (Anthony C. Hayes) On May 22, 1917, Baltimore native Herbert H. Renshaw – a twenty-year-old Navy seaman

The 369th Experience will honor historic WWI African-American band.

Dr. Isrea Butler set to lead WWI tribute band 369th Experience

University of Maryland Eastern Shore music director will captain the 369TH EXPERIENCE Band’s Historic Re-Creation WASHINGTON, DC: The 369th Experience is pleased to announce Dr. Isrea Butler as band director

Actor David Shuey as General John J. Pershing speaks to a Mizzou ROTC class at the University of Missouri. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Mizzou ROTC gleans invaluable lessons from ‘General Pershing’

Actor David Shuey presenting General John J. Pershing to the Mizzou ROTC. (Anthony C. Hayes) Everyone recalls that enthusiastic high school history teacher who would don a powdered wig on

World War I ‘Not the forgotten war’

On the centennial anniversary of America's entry into the "War To End All Wars", some wonder if subsequent conflicts have dimmed the sacrifice of the millions who died to

Patrouille de France honors oldest ally at WWI Centennial

KANSAS CITY: It has been three decades since the Patrouille de France last toured North America. The precision aerobatic demonstration team of the French Air Force stays busy on

American troops walking along a road during World War I. (Wikimedia)

Libby O’Connell: World War I legacy, ‘The peace to end all peace’

American troops on the march in France during World War I. (Wikimedia) On April 6, America and many of its allies will solemnly commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the

Doctors and nurses tend to injured doughboys at U.S. Army General Hospital No. 2 at Ft. McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland.

Johns Hopkins physician remembered in ‘World War I New York’

World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War In 1917 one million soldiers, sailors, and Marines departed for France to fight in

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