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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 World War I were bypassed in the awarding of valor medals, […]

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

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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 World War I were bypassed in the awarding of valor medals, […]

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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

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

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