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One Year to Go! WWrite Blog Twitter Feed Launched Today!

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Today, to mark the final centennial year, WWrite launched its Twitter Feed that will be linked to the blog. These Tweets will replace the weekend updates and will appear regularly. The Twitter account is just getting off the ground and will continue to evolve and improve over the next 12 months. We will also be working to link it to all relavent information on the WWI site. All suggestions welcome at [email protected] Please find us at: WWrite[email protected], #WWrite 

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Glad to see that one of the newest forms of communication, relatively speaking, is now linked to the events of over a century ago. My grandfather emigrated from Polish Russia to New York City in the century leading up to the Great War, only to...

Glad to see that one of the newest forms of communication, relatively speaking, is now linked to the events of over a century ago. My grandfather emigrated from Polish Russia to New York City in the century leading up to the Great War, only to become a "real American" by becoming a member of the 77th in the U.S. Army. I understand that communication was a major issue for the men of the 77th, whose polyglot crew hailed from all over the globe. I can't imagine trying to understand Army protocol in WW1 when the man was transported from Poland to the U.S., then back to France in the blink of an eye. Somehow he got by, survived his wounds, & ended up being awarded a Purple Heart posthumously. Here's to communication--of any kind!

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