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December 8, 2020  

Canada’s Entry Into WWI

By Leo Paul Rousseau

Canadian citizen Leopold Paul Rousseau discusses Canada's entry into the Great War.  Click here to listen to Leo's podcast!

October 4, 2020  

Japan’s role in WWI

By Jacob Skorka

An overview of Japan’s involvement in the war, including why they joined the allies and the impact on Japan’s future.

September 21, 2020  

Variety of Weapons in the War

By Sarah Walker

There were a wide variety of weapons used in WWI, some new and some old.

November 30, 2018  

Introduction of Plastic Surgery The Introduction to the Plastic Surgery Movement

Source: https://www.nam.ac.uk/explore/birth-plastic-surgery

November 24, 2018  

Conscientious Objectors in World War I

Sources

Anthony, Richards. (2014). The Conscientious Objectors Paid a High Price. The Telegram.Retrieved from https://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-one/inside-first-world-war/part-nine/10803538/conscientious-objectors-first-world-war.html.

Conscientious Objector. Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/topic/conscientious-objector.

Schleif, Luke. (2014). Conscientious Objectors. International Encyclopedia of the First World War. Retrieved from https://encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net/article/conscientious_objectors.

Yoder, Anne (N.D.). Conscientious Objection During World War I. Retrieved from  https://wwionline.org/articles/conscientious-objection-during-world-war-i/

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November 13, 2018  

Christmas Truce 1914

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https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/the-real-story-of-the-christmas-truce
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-story-of-the-wwi-christmas-truce-11972213/

https://www.britannica.com/event/The-Christmas-Truce

November 9, 2018  

Easter Rising 1916

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https://www.irishcentral.com/uploads/article/2387/cropped_MI-GPO-ruins-1916-Easter-Rising.jpg?t=1522413606

"Easter Rising 1916 Ireland." Easter Rising 1916 Ireland. Accessed November 09, 2018. http://www.easter1916.net/.

"What Was the Easter Rising?" RTE.ie. Accessed November 09, 2018. https://www.rte.ie/centuryireland/index.php/articles/what-was-the-easter-rising.

Britannica, The Editors of Encyclopaedia. "Easter Rising." Encyclopædia Britannica. October 11, 2018. Accessed November 09, 2018. https://www.britannica.com/event/Easter-Rising.

November 6, 2018  

British War Propaganda

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Sources

Welch, David. Depicting the enemy. British Library, 2014. https://www.bl.uk/world-war-one/articles/depicting-the-enemy.
Fox, Jo. Atrocity Propaganda. British Library, 2014. https://www.bl.uk/world-war-one/articles/atrocity-propaganda
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pathways/firstworldwar/britain/espionage.htm
The National Archives. Propaganda 1914-1918. http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/britain1906to1918/g6/background.htm

 

October 28, 2018  

Why the United States Entered WWI

Sources

Chandler, Adam. (2017). The Leak That Helped Push America Into World War I. The Atlantic. Retrieved from https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/03/zimmermann-telegram/518217/.

 

Rubin, Richard. (2014). Why Don’t Americans Remember the War. The Atlantic. Retrieved from https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/08/why-dont-americans-remember-the-war/373469/.

 

Storey, William Kelleher. (2014). The First World War (2nd ed.) London, United Kingdom: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.

October 20, 2018  

Children in World War 1.

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

October 8, 2018  

Britain’s Military Recruitment WW1

Sources: “Firstworldwar.com.” First World War.com - Weapons of War: Machine Guns, www.firstworldwar.com/atoz/ukconscription.htm Simkin, John. Spartacus Educational, Spartacus Educational, spartacus-educational.com/FWWpals.htm “Firstworldwar.com.” First World War.com - Weapons of War: Machine Guns, www.firstworldwar.com/atoz/derbyscheme.htm

August 16, 2018  

2018 Armistice Centenary

Welcome to our 2018 podcast season! This short episode briefly discusses the commemoration of the war, and specifically the armistice, in Britain. It also discusses special events planned for the centenary in Britain and the USA.  

The Cenotaph in 1919

 Image of the Cenotaph in 1919.

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