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October 18, 2020  

Hearing Loss in WWI

By Gannon Foley and Jake Sherman

This week on the podcast, Gannon and Jake discuss hearing loss in the first World War and the effects that it had on soldiers and the overall life in the military.

 

Alexander, Caroline.  “The Shock of War.”  Smithsonian Magazine.  September 2010.  Accessed October 18, 2020.  https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-shock-of-war-55376701/

 

Conroy, Katherine and V. Malik.  “Hearing loss in the trenches - a hidden morbidity of World War I.”  The Journal of Laryngology & Otology.  October 29, 2018.  Accessed October 18, 2020.  https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/16B72309AAB4878A1AFE2E1F56C13CA1/S0022215118001755a.pdf/hearing_loss_in_the_trenches_a_hidden_morbidity_of_world_war_i.pdf.

 

Traynor, Robert.  “Hearing Loss in the Trenches of World War I.”  Hearing Health and Technology Matters.  April 1, 2014.  Accessed October 18, 2020.  https://hearinghealthmatters.org/hearinginternational/2014/hearing-loss-trenches-wwi/

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 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

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 27, 2016  

Gear and Advancements of the Allies during WWI

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Feld-Uniformen unserer Feinde im Westen [Field Uniforms of our Enemies in the West], German poster for identifying enemy soldiers, 1914, accessed April 27, 1916, http://i.imgur.com/JV7H0bv.jpg.
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Feld-Uniformen unserer Feinde im Osten [Field Uniforms of our Enemies in the East], German poster for identifying enemy soldiers, 1914, accessed April 27, 1916, http://i.imgur.com/JV7H0bv.jpg.



See also Jonathan North, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War I: An expert guide to the uniforms of Britain, France, Russia, America, Germany and Austro-Hungary (London, UK: Lorenz Books, 2011).


April 12, 2016  

Dr. Dolittle Goes To War

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.

February 19, 2016  

Trench Foot

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 Public Domain Photograph

Sources:

www.footvitals.com www.wsj.com

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