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December 5, 2020  

The Haber-Bosch Process

By Brenden Zimmer

Describing the history and the chemistry behind the Haber-Bosch Process.

October 11, 2020  

American Propoganda in WWI

By Gannon Foley and Jake Sherman

This week on the podcast, Gannon and Jake discuss different types of American WWI propaganda and the effects it had on the country.

 

“Can Vegetables, Fruit, and the Kaiser too.”  Accessed October 11, 2020.  https://www.history.nd.gov/exhibits/gardening/images/popups/10935-P150-can-the-kaiser.jpg

 

Collier, Barron G.  “Times Are Hard Your Majesty—You Leave Us Nothing to Do.”  1918.  Poster.  World Digital Library.  Accessed October 11, 2020.  https://www.wdl.org/en/item/4527/

 

Flagg, James Montgomery.  “I Want You for US Army.”  1917.  Poster.  World Digital Library.  Accessed October 11, 2020.  https://www.wdl.org/en/item/576/

 

Karunaratne, Natasha.  “The Anti-German Sentiment of WWI.”  Re-Imagining Migration.  Accessed October 11, 2020.  https://reimaginingmigration.org/the-anti-german-sentiment-of-world-war-i/

 

Siegel, Robert and Art Silverman.  “During World War I, US Government Propaganda Erased German Culture.”  NPR.  April 7, 2017.  Accessed October 11, 2020.  https://www.npr.org/2017/04/07/523044253/during-world-war-i-u-s-government-propaganda-erased-german-culture

 

Strothmann, Frederick.  “Beat back the Hun with Liberty Bonds.”  1918.  Poster.  “The Anti-German Sentiment of World War I” by Natasha Karunaratne.  Re-Imagining Migration.   Accessed October 11, 2020.  https://reimaginingmigration.org/the-anti-german-sentiment-of-world-war-i/.

 

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.

September 21, 2020  

Lozenge Camouflage

By Bethany Kilcrease

I'm super excited to get my new German lozenge-pattern camouflage face mask and just start talking about camouflage on the fly.  Sorry, no script!  

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Fokker D.VII

This is a Fokker D.VII with lozenge camouflage.  See "Lozenge camouflage," Wikipedia, accessed September, 21, 2020, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lozenge_camouflage#:~:text=Lozenge%20camouflage%20was%20a%20military,of%20the%20Imperial%20German%20Luftstreitkr%C3%A4fte.

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 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.

May 1, 2016  

Sniping During the First World War

Sources

Dougan, Andy. Through the Crosshairs; A History of Snipers. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2005.

Neiberg, Michael S.The World War I Reader. New York: New York University Press, 2007.

Plaster, John L. The History of Snipingsniper.jpg and Sharpshooting. Boulder, Colorado: Paladin Press, 2008.

Pegler, Martin. Sniping in the Great War. United Kingdom: Pen &  Sword Military, 2008.

Pegler, Martin and Ramiro Bujiero. The Military Sniper Since 1914. Oxford, United Kingdom:Osprey Publishing, 2001.

 

 

 German Sniper and Spotter, 1917, accessed May 2, 2016, http://www.ddoughty.com/snipers.html

April 8, 2016  

Family Feud of World War One

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 Miranda Carter, "How George, Nicholas and Wilhelm were Related: A Royal Family Tree," from Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, http://knopfdoubleday.com/marketing/post/CarterFamilyTree.gif 

March 18, 2016  

Ersatz

Sources:
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Food amd War in Twentieth Century Europe, Edited by Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Rachel Duffett, and Alain Drouard. Farnham, GB: Ashgate, 2012.

Other Resources:
 
 
Image of German ersatz coffee in original package from https://www.awm.gov.au/blog/2010/07/12/nothing-like-the-real-thing/
 
 
February 4, 2016  

When Was The Great War?

Check out Oxford University Press's "The Greater War" series at https://global.oup.com/academic/content/series/g/the-greater-war-tgw/?lang=en&cc=us.

Music: "It's a Long Way to Tipperary," written by Jack Judge, performed by Robert Mandell Orchestra, accessed Feb 2, 2016, available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsynSgeo_Uo; and "The Battle of the Somme," performed by the 1st Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, accessed Feb 3, 2016, available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xW2ojn5agr4.

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