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The Black Hand

December 18th, 2018 · Comments

By Zach Grover

Sources

Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. “Black Hand.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 16 Sept. 2018, www.britannica.com/topic/Black-Hand-secret-Serbian-society.

Wilde, Robert. “The 'Black Hand' Played a Huge Role in Twentieth Century History.” Thoughtco., Dotdash, www.thoughtco.com/the-black-hand-serbian-terrorists-1222113.

Sarajevo, June 28, 1914, net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/comment/blk-hand.html.

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Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points

December 17th, 2018 · Comments

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https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/wilson-delivers-fourteen-points-speech

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourteen_Points

http://www.american-historama.org/1913-1928-ww1-prohibition-era/fourteen-points.htm

 

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Joseph Curry - Podcast 1 - The Kaiser

December 10th, 2018 · Comments

Joseph Curry

The role of the Kaiser in the July Crisis, the war effort, and his life after in the Netherlands

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U-Boat Sunk by a Sea Monster

December 5th, 2018 · Comments

Reuters, Thomas. "Engineers Stumble on WWI German Submarine Sunk by 'Sea Monster.'" CBC Radio-Canada. 19 October, 2016.

Khan, Shehab. "Wreckage of Century Old German U-boat Discovered off Scottish Coast." The Independent. 19 October, 2016.

"WWI U-boat Wreck Discovered off the Galloway Coast." Deutches U-Boot Museum. October, 2016.

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Zone Rouge

December 4th, 2018 · Comments

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The Harlem Hell Fighters

November 19th, 2018 · Comments

Here we have a video "podcast" about the 369th US Infantry Regiment or, as they are better known, the Harlem Hellfighters.  Enjoy!

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ttuRNxW6CZjomyXj2DtOOlbPlSltaW5E/view?usp=sharing

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The Harlem Hellfighters, from https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-the-harlem-hellfighters.htm

Sources:

History, Simple, director. Harlem Hellfighters (World War 1). YouTube, YouTube, 27 Mar. 2017, www.youtube.com/watch?v=7A8eWsFXH5g&t=9s.

Trickey, Erick. “One Hundred Years Ago, the Harlem Hellfighters Bravely Led the U.S. Into WWI.” Smithsonian.com, Smithsonian Institution, 14 May 2018, www.smithsonianmag.com/history/one-hundred-years-ago-harlem-hellfighters-bravely-led-us-wwi-180968977/.

Mikkelsen, Edward. Boley, Oklahoma (1903- ) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed, 2017, blackpast.org/aah/369th-infantry-regiment-harlem-hellfighters.

Tags: DefaultTag · United States of America · Soldiers · Harlem Hellfighters · African Americans

Children in World War 1.

October 20th, 2018 · Comments

The participation of children during the great war. Sources: www.iwm.org.uk/history/10-ways-children-took-part-in-the-first-world-war

Tags: DefaultTag · Britain · young soldiers · children · boy scouts · sea scouts

Women’s Fashion from late 1890’s through World War One

October 1st, 2018 · Comments

 

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Women's fashion during World War I

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Women's fashion catelogue during World War I

 

Sources:

Cunningham, Patricia A.. Reforming Women's Fashion, 1850-1920 : Politics, Health, and Art. Ashland: The Kent State University Press, 2015. Accessed September 30, 2018. ProQuest Ebook Central.

Rabinovitch-Fox, Einav. “[Re]Fashioning the New: Women's dress, the oriental style, and the Construction of American Feminist Imagery in the 1910s.” Journal of Women's History 27, (2) (Summer) (2015): 14-36,194, http://aquinas.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://search-proquest-com.aquinas.idm.oclc.org/docview/1689848825?accountid=8340 (accessed September 30, 2018).

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Battle Rosaries

September 19th, 2018 · Comments

Interesting Battle Rosaries issued to Catholic soldiers in World War 1. They are unlike any rosary in existence today.

Sources:

"100th Anniversary of 1916 Military Rosary Inspires New Combat Rosary." Roman Catholic Man. March 22, 2018. Accessed September 19, 2018.  https://www.romancatholicman.com/100th-anniversary-of-1916-military-rosary-inspires-new-combat-rosary/.

"Here's a Sturdy Rosary for Catholic Men." National Catholic Register. Accessed September 19, 2018. http://www.ncregister.com/blog/astagnaro/heres-a-sturdy-rosary-for-catholic-men.

"Historical Replicas | WWI Battle Beads Rosary - $29.99." Rugged Rosaries®. Accessed September 19, 2018. https://www.cordbands.com/pages/battle-beads-rosary.

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"WWI Battle Beads® Service Combat Rosary - The Soldier's Rosary." Rugged Rosaries®. Accessed September 19, 2018. https://www.cordbands.com/products/wwimbb-pardon.

Tags: DefaultTag · United States of America · Roman Catholic · Soldiers · religion · rosaries

Dr. Dolittle Goes To War

April 12th, 2016 · Comments

Story_of_Doctor_Dolittle.jpg Hugh Lofting's The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Being the  History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing  Adventures in Foreign Parts (1920). 


 





 First edition photo from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Story_of_Doctor_Dolittle, accessed April 21, 2016.

Tags: DefaultTag · Britain · Ireland · trench life · Hugh Lofting · Dr. Dolittle · literature