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November 17, 2020  

Sergeant Stubby

By Sarah Walker

A heroic dog took part in World War I and became a celebrity.

November 16, 2020  

Woodrow Wilson

By Jacob Skorka

An overview of the life of president Woodrow Wilson.

November 9, 2020  

U.S. Presidential Election of 1916

By Tim Hill

A short description of the U.S. Presidential election of 1916, brought to you by Tim Hill.

 

Sources:

Cooper, John Milton. Woodrow Wilson: a Biography. Vintage Books, 2011. 

Lovell, S. D. The Presidential Election of 1916. Southern Illinois University Press, 1980. 

Purcell, L. Edward, and Ray E. Boomhower. Vice Presidents: a Biographical Dictionary. Facts On File, 2010. 

 

Image from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1916_United_States_presidential_election

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 8, 2020  

American Involvement in WWI

By Justin Hills

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The U.S. Side of the War summarized from just before their declaration, to the final battles of the Western front

 

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 19, 2018  

The Harlem Hell Fighters

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.

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.

September 19, 2018  

Battle Rosaries

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.

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.

March 28, 2016  

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