James Reese Europe: The Carrier of the Most Virulent Germ of the First World War, and All That Jazz
by Bill Betten
Co-Director of the California WW1 Centennial Task Force
The following paper was awarded acceptance as part of the California State University Channel Islands World War One Centennial Conference titled "Imperial Implosions: World War I and its Global Implications." This paper was vetted by the CSUCI history department for inclusion as a guest lecturer at the conference held November 8-9, 2018, at the university's Camarillo Campus. This work falls under copyright restrictions, and the author has granted restricted permission for publication only here on this website.
Bill Betten is one of the Co-Directors of the California WW1 Centennial Task Force and the author of the WW1 historical novel series Doughboys. [See his biography here. ]