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WW1 Centennial News

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It's about WWI THEN: 100 Years ago this week;
It's about WWI NOW: The Centennial and commemoration
It is fast, entertaining, wide ranging and informative.

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WW1 Centennial News for December 15, 2017 - Episode #50

Horse Heroes - 1.5 million American Equines serve in WWI. See the new web site at ww1cc.org/horsesHorse Heroes - 1.5 million American Equines serve in WWI.
See the new BrookeUSA web site at ww1cc.org/horses

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Highlight:

  • The role of coal in WWI America - Dr. Sean Adams | @ 03:00
  • Coming Attractions - Preview of podcasts | @ 09:50
  • The Halifax Explosion - Mike Shuster | @ 11:10
  • Commissioner Zoe Dunning is sworn in | @ 16 :00
  • Gold Star Mothers special tour - Candy Martin | @ 16:55
  • Speaking WWI - "chatting" - A lousy deal | @ 23:50
  • New issue “Understanding The Great War” Education Newsletter | @ 25:00
  • 100C/100M - Portland, Maine - Brandon Mazer | @ 25:50
  • Sgt. Stubby new trailer | @ 30:40
  • Horse Heroes - BrookeUSA - Jo Ellen Hayden | @ 32:25
  • WWrite Blog - What if there had been no Balfour Declaration | @ 39:30
  • Buzz - Signal Corp & drip rifles - Katherine Akey | @ 40:15

more...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #50 12/15/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday December 6, 2017 - Episode #49

Mystery ace, lion cub owner and unable to walk backward with eyes closed - listen to show to learn who this is...He is an ace, has lion cubs as pets, can't walk backwards with his eyes closed and is obviously way cool. Who is this? Listen to the show and find out.

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Highlight:

  • The African American saga in WW1 @ | 01:30
  • 11th Engineers Cambrai follow up @ | 08:55
  • Brits capture Jerusalem from Turks - Mike Shuster @ | 09:40
  • Millionaire’s Unit & Lafayette Escadrille documentary film producer - Darroch Greer @ | 13:55
  • AmazonSmile for the holidays @ | 21:35 
  • Speaking WW1- Foxhole, Dugout and Cubbyhole @ | 22:35
  • 100C/100M profile - Carmel By The Sea memorial arch - Ian Martin @ | 23:25
  • The American in Paris documentary - Antony Easton @ | 30:05
  • Mexican born, illegal immigrant most decorated Texan soldier in WW1 @ | 38:15
  • WWrite Blog - German songwriter/soldier found from rediscovering his music @ | 39:05
  • The Buzz - Katherine Akey @ | 40:20

more...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #49 12/06/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday November 29, 2017 - Episode #48

Yurok Native Army soldier drawn by Rahsan EkedalA work-in-progress image of a Yurok Native Army soldier drawn by Rahsan Ekedal for the upcoming Graphic Novel "Soldiers Unknown" by Chag Lowry

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Highlight:

  • Thanksgiving reflections from 1917 @ | 01:15
  • Tank warfare in the battle of Cambrai - Mike Shuster @ | 11:35
  • Introducing WW1 Centennial Commissioner Zoe Dunning @ | 15:55
  • Ceremonial Coin Strike at Philly mint @ | 16:15
  • Trench Coat and Wristwatch - Speaking WW1 @ | 17:20
  • 100C / 100M project in Springfield, MA @ | 19:55
  • WWrite Blog article by WW1CC intern Sarah Biegelsen @ | 25:15
  • Yurok Native Americans in WW1 - Chag Lowry & Rahsan Ekedal @ | 26:15
  • Memoire - An adventure in 1914 - Christopher Kelly @ | 32:00
  • DH4 WW1 Aircraft restoration progresses @ | 37:50
  • The Buzz - Katherine Akey @ | 38:30

more...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #48 11/29/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday November 22, 2017 - Episode #47

From the design for the National WWI Memorial at Pershing Park in Washington DCFrom the design for the National WWI Memorial at Pershing Park
in Washington DC

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Highlight:

  • Web donations: ww1cc.org/donate
  • Text-to-give donations: Text “wwi” to 91999
  • Learn more: ww1cc.org/memorial
  • Being Thankful | @ 00:40
  • Mr. Terry Hamby, Chair of the WWI Centennial Commission | @ 04:00
  • The Honorable Ted Poe, Congressman | @ 10:10
  • The Honorable Emanuel Cleaver, Congressman | @ 14:30
  • General Mark A. Milley, 39th Chief of Staff of the Army | @ 18:00
  • Bob Vogel, director of the National Capital Region (NCR), National Park Service | @ 22:15
  • The Honorable David Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs | @ 27:05
  • Keith Harman, Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars | @ 30:10
  • Denise H. Rohan, National Commander, American Legion | @ 32:20
  • The Honorable Muriel Bowser, Mayor of Washington | @ 35:45
  • The Honorable Doug Lamborn, Congressman | @ 38:20
  • The Honorable Kevin Yoder, Congressman | @ 40:20

more...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #47 11/22/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday November 15, 2017 - Episode #46

The women's suffrage movement in WWIThe women's suffrage movement in WWI

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Highlight:

  • The Suffragists in WWI @ | 01:20
  • The Battle of Passchendaele ends - Mike Shuster @ | 11:45
  • Ceremonial Groundbreaking episode announced @ | 16:30
  • Meet the designer of the National WWI Memorial - Joseph Weishaar @ | 17:30
  • Speaking WWI - “Snapshot” @ | 24:45
  • 100C/100M in Jackson, MO - Lawson Burgfeld @ | 26:50
  • “Travels with Darley” on the Western Front - Darley Newman @ | 33:25
  • Native American Story of Service - Nick Brokeshoulder @ | 39:00
  • The Buzz - Katherine Akey @ | 48:50

more...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #46 11/15/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday November 8, 2017 - Episode #45

Prisoners of war in a German prisoner campPrisoners of war in a German prisoner camp

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Highlight:

  • POWs in WW1 | @01:30
  • The war on the eastern front is over - Mike Shuster | @11:15
  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Gavin McIlvenna | @15:50
  • Speaking WW1 “Dingbat” | @22:40
  • 100C/100M, Wheaton IL - Nancy Flannery & Rob Sperl | @24:15
  • The Millionaire’s Unit - Dr. Marc Wortman | @30:50
  • North Dakota WW1 Centennial Committee - Darrell Dorgan | @38:00
  • Warrior in Khaki - Native American Warriors - Michael and Ann Knudson | @44:15
  • WWrite Blog - Pierre Lemaitre’s, The Great Swindle | @51:20
  • The Buzz - Native American History Month | @52:25

more...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #45 11/08/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday November 1, 2017 - Episode #44

The German Submarine Drives The WWI Strategy In The Atlantic The German Submarine Drives The WWI Strategy In The Atlantic

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Highlight:

  • The US naval war of 1917 | @01:10
  • The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay with Steve Bunker & Carrie Villar | @07:35
  • Living in NYC? Did a “Slacker” live in your apartment 100 years ago? | @14:55
  • The Balfour Declaration - Promise of a Jewish Homeland in Palestine with Mike Shuster | @17:15
  • The worldwide history of Veterans Day | @22:05
  • Ceremonial Groundbreaking for America’s WWI Memorial in Washington DC | @24:10
  • Veterans Day Events | @24:30
  • Speaking WWI… “Scrounge” | @28:00
  • 100C/100M in Riverside IL with Joseph Baar Topinka | @29:30
  • International Report - Notre Dame Projection spectacular and documentary premiere | @36:20
  • Falling back to Daylight Standard Time - Blame the Kaiser | @37:35
  • The Buzz in Social Media | @39:35

more...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #44 11/01/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday October 25, 2017 - Episode #43

American troops move to the Western Front - still fresh faced and innocentAmerican troops move to the Western Front
still fresh faced and innocent

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Highlight:

  • US troops quietly begin deployment to the western front | @01:15
  • British troops near mutiny - Mike Shuster | @06:55
  • Zeppelin L-49 captured intact - War in The Sky | @10:50
  • Announcing Ceremonial groundbreaking for America’s WWI Memorial in Washington DC -Facebook Live stream coming | @15:30
  • All about America’s WWI Memorial in DC - Edwin Fountain | @16:15
  • Junior Master Gardener Poppy Program update - Lisa Whittlesey | @24:10
  • Speaking WWI - the word is Nark! | @29:35
  • 100C/100M project profile - Borough of Danville, PA - Jamie Shrawder | @31:00
  • International Caparetto, Kobarid and Karfreit - Commemoration | @36:10
  • First three American combat casualties - from 16th infantry | @37:35
  • The Franco-American links - US Centennial Commissioner Seifried | @39 :00
  • About Aline Kilmer’s poetry - Peter Molin on WWRITE blog | @39:35
  • Buzz on Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome and selection of the Unknown Soldier | @40:45

more...

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #43 10/25/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday October 18, 2017 - Episode #42

Those magnificent men and their flying machinesThose magnificent men and their flying machines

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Highlights

  • Trading With The Enemy Act |@01:15
  • Mata Hari is executes - Mike Shuster |@06:10
  • Little companies big ideas - War in the Sky |@09:50
  • Gilder Lehrman Institute program - Tim Bailey |@14:30
  • Speaking WWI: “Short Hairs” |@21:20
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials genesis and future - Ken Clarke |@22:40
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials profile - Memorial to US Air Service - Michael O’neal and Robert Kasprzak |@30:35
  • Kiwis Commemorate Passchendaele |@37:00
  • Michigan sign WWI Centennial Commission into law |@39:00
  • Madame Curie in WWI |@39:40

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #42 10/18/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday October 11, 2017 - Episode #41

Young girls collecting peach pits used for gas maskYoung girls collecting peach pits used for gas mask

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Highlights

  • America’s youth goes to war |@01:20
  • Russia stalls - Germany attacks -Mike Shuster |@08:05
  • Building the DH-4 bomber |@11:30
  • WW1 Commemoration flags for Veterans Day |@14:50
  • DHS and WW1 - Allison Finkelstein and Zack Wilske |@15:40
  • “World War 100” and “1917: America Joins The Fight” symposia |@23:05
  • Speaking WW1 - Cushie! |@25:15
  • 100C/100M in Trafford, PA - Andrew Capets |@26:35
  • WW1CC.org/edu goes live |@31:55
  • The Lost Sketchbooks - Rex Passion |@32:45
  • Roll of Honor Foundation - Jerry Michaud |@39:15
  • WWrite Blog: “God Armeth the Patriot” |@45:35

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #41A 10/11/2017

WW1 Centennial News for Wednesday October 4, 2017 - Episode #40

Americans Volunteer for French Foreign Legion before America enters warAmericans Volunteer for French Foreign Legion pre 1917

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Highlights:

  • Ask Alexa: “Play W W 1 Centennial News Podcast” |@ 01:00
  • Second Liberty Bond drive launches |@ 02:00
  • Spy ring in Palestine - Mike Shuster |@ 06:25
  • War In the Sky - RiesenFlugzeug - behemoths of the sky |@ 10:10
  • Great War Alliance Forum |@ 13:05
  • Follow up on Cardines Field rededication |@ 13:55
  • Holding talks about WWI in communities - Richard Rubin |@ 15:15
  • Speaking WWI -  This week: “Booby Trap” |@ 21:30
  • 100C/100M in Ridgewood, NJ - Chris Stout |@ 23:10
  • “Rendezvous With Death” - David Hanna |@ 28:30
  • Pershing/Lafayette statues rededicated in Versaille |@ 34:40
  • Trek through the Dolomites - WWrtie Blog w Shannon Huffman Polson |@ 36:00
  • The Buzz on #CountdownToVeteransDay -Katherine Akey |@ 36:55

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #40 10/04/2017

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