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WW1 Centennial News: The Doughboy Podcast

CN PodcastLogo Final gray lowerThe Doughboy Podcast is about what happened 100 years ago during and after the War that changed the world --- and it is also about NOW - How WWI is still present in our daily lives - How it is remembered and discussed, learned and taught - but most importantly - the podcast is about why and how we will never let awareness of WWI fall back into the mists of obscurity.

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WW1 Centennial News for September 21, 2018 - Episode #90

The 4th liberty bond drive goes into full swing to raise $6B just 50 days before the armisticeThe 4th liberty bond drive goes into full swing to raise $6B just 50 days before the armistice

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Highlights: Financing War

  • Activities on the many fronts - Mike Shuster | @04:20
  • Meuse-Argonne opening days - Dr. Edward Lengel | @08:25
  • Financing War & going dry | @15:20
  • Farewell to David Shuey  | @22:00
  • Update on Armistice Centennial Events in DC | @23:35
  • Kentucky in WWI: Filson Historical Society - Jana Meyer & Jim Pritchard | @24:55
  • Utah in WWI: Utah WWI Centennial Commission - Valerie Jacobson | @31:35
  • Spotlight on the Media: Documentary on German Air Service - John Heinsen | @37:40
  • WWI WarTech: Blood transfusions | @44:45
  • Speaking WWI: Cooties (reprise) | @47:35
  • Dispatch Highlights  | @49:10
  • Buzz - The centennial in social media - Katherine Akey | @51:50

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #90 9/21/2018

WW1 Centennial News for September 14, 2018 - Episode #89

Captured German soldiers get medical treatment as an estimated over 13,000 are captured during the Saint Mihiel OffensiveCaptured German soldiers get medical treatment as an estimated over 13,000 are captured during the Saint Mihiel Offensive

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Highlights: Saint Mihiel Offensive

  • Episode Setup | @02:50
  • Saint Mihiel Overview - Mike Shuster | @03:50
  • Military Stories: Saint Mihiel - Dr. Edward Lengel | @07:25
  • War in the Sky: Saint Mihiel | @13:05
  • On the homefront: Headlines in the news | @15:35
  • Commission News: Bullet updates | @19:25
  • International events update - Dr. Monique Seefried | @24:35
  • Alabamians in WWI - Nimrod Frazier | @30:25
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Jacksonville, FL - Michele Luthin & Percy Rosenbloom | @36:10
  • WWI WarTech: The tank | @44:15
  • Articles & Posts: Dispatch highlights | @49:25
  • Centennial Social Media selections - Katherine Akey | @52:10

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #89 9/14/2018

WW1 Centennial News for September 07, 2018 - Episode #88

Troops waiting to advance at Hatton Chattel, St. Mihiel Drive - Drawing by Capt. W. J. Aylward Troops waiting to advance at Hatton Chattel, St. Mihiel Drive -- Drawing by Capt. W. J. Aylward

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Highlights: September 1918 Overview

  • September 1918 Overview - Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Theo Mayer @| 01:55
  • American soldiers in Siberia - Mike Shuster @| 20:40
  • Commission News: Update on ACE and YourACE initiatives @| 25:05
  • Update from the States: New Jersey - Sara Cureton & Veronica Calder @| 27:00
  • Spotlight on the media: Football and WWI - Doug Bigelow @| 33:05
  • 100C/100M: Fort Caswell Rifle Range - Ron & Dr. Norma Eckard @| 38:20
  • WW1 WarTech - Aircraft carrier @| 44:15
  • Speaking WW1 - “D-Day” @| 46:45
  • Dispatch Newsletter highlight @| 49:30
  • The Buzz - centennial social media picks - Katherine Akey @| 51:45

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #88 9/07/2018

WW1 Centennial News for August 31, 2018 - Episode #87

The IWW - The Industrial Workers of the World - was suspected of bombing a Chicago federal building on Sept. 5th, 1918The IWW - The Industrial Workers of the World - was suspected of bombing a Chicago federal building on Sept. 5th, 1918

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Highlights: Labor Day 1918

  • Labor Day, Unions, Sedition, Bombs, the Babe and Butte  | @ 02:00
  • Surging forward on the Western Front - Mike Shuster  | @ 11:45
  • Bio Special: Great War Channel - Indy Neidell  | @ 15:55
  • Commission News: YourACE program launches  | @ 16:55
  • Michigan Commemorates WWI - Dennis Skupinski  | @ 22:50
  • Remembering WWI @ the Durham Museum - Jessica Brummer & Emma Sundberg  | @ 29:20
  • International Report: Gathering in Verdun  | @ 35:35
  • Education: Newsletter Issue #14 “Medicine & Shell Shock” comes out  | @ 37:00
  • WW1 WarTech: Thomas Splint  | @ 37:50
  • Speaking WW1: “Body Snatchers”  | @ 39:50
  • Articles & Posts: Dispatch Newsletter  | @ 41:35
  • The Buzz: Selected Centennial Social Media - Katherine Akey  | @ 44:00

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #87 8/31/2018

WW1 Centennial News for August 24, 2018 - Episode #86

Observation balloons had parachutes attached to the outside of the basketsObservation balloons had parachutes attached to the outside of the baskets

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Highlights: Airplanes to end the war? Some say.

  • Airplanes to end the war? Some say. | @ 02:05
  • Continued war just out of habit? - Mike Shuster | @ 13:10
  • Part 3: The 28th Division in Fismette - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 17:00
  • The American Legion and ACE - US WWI Commissioner Jack Monahan | @ 24:40
  • Video Game “11-11 Memories Retold” - Yoan Fanise | @ 30:00
  • 19-year-old twin WWI reenactors - Seth & Garrett Moore | @ 37:45
  • WW1 War Tech: Observation Balloons | @ 43:45
  • Speaking WWI: Balloonatic | @ 47:00
  • Articles & Posts: From the Dispatch Newsletter | @ 48:05
  • The Buzz: Social Media Highlights - Katherine Akey | @ 50:45

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #86 8/24/2018

WW1 Centennial News for August 17, 2018 - Episode #85

Devil's Rope - Barbed WireDevil's Rope - Barbed Wire

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Highlights: 1.5 Million "Over There"

  • 100 years ago: Ready to increase US forces to 4 million | @ 02:10
  • German perspective on the turn around - Mike Shuster | @ 12:25
  • Part 2: 28th division - the Pennsylvania Doughboys - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 16:30
  • Announcing resources for local Armistice Centennial Events - YourACE | @ 23:15
  • Spotlight on the media: The Hello Girls - Jim Theres | @ 29:50
  • Update from the States: Wyoming and Indian Doughboys - Douglas R. Cubbison | @ 37:00
  • WWI WarTech - Devil’s Rope | @ 44:45
  • Dispatch Newsletter Highlights | @ 47:50
  • BUZZ - Commemoration in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @ 49:55

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #85 8/17/2018

WW1 Centennial News for August 10, 2018 - Episode #84

In WWI Japan fought on the side of the allies, declaring war in August 1914. Here Japanese and American Doctors and Nurses gather for a photo.In WWI Japan fought on the side of the allies, declaring war in August 1914. Here Japanese and American Doctors and Nurses gather for a photo.

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Highlights: Japan in WWI

  • Japan in WWI - Dr. Frederick Dickinson | @02:15
  • Chaos on the Eastern Front - Mike Shuster | @10:05
  • The 28th Division: Pennsylvania National Guard doughboys fight - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:50
  • Great War Channel three month retrospective - Indy Neidell | @20:05
  • Battle of Amiens Commemoration - Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge & others | @21:50
  • WW1 War Tech: Dazzle Camouflage | @24:40
  • Special Report: 1418NOW Dazzle Ship Series - Tamsin Dillon & Emma Enderby | @30:05
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Iowa - Timothy Lane | @38:00
  • Speaking WWI: The Third Light | @43:50
  • Dispatch Newsletter: Highlights and Headlines | @45:05
  • The Buzz: The Commemoration in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @48:20

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #84 8/10/2018

WW1 Centennial News for August 03, 2018 - Episode #83

The first American who set foot on German soil 11/12/18, the day after the Armistice was corporal Roy Holtz, US Army entering Germany riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and sidecar.The first American who set foot on German soil 11/12/18, the day after the Armistice was corporal Roy Holtz, US Army entering Germany riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and sidecar.

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Highlights: August 1918 Overview 

  • August 1918 Preview Roundtable - Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Theo Mayer | @02:05
  • Great War Project Blog: Turning Point - Mike Shuster | @17:35
  • International Report 1: Commemorations in France | @21:55
  • International Report 2: The Moore Twins step up | @22:58
  • Remembering Veterans: Rechickenization of France - Tracy Robinson DAR | @25:00
  • Harley Davidson in WWI - Bill Jackson | @31:20
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Dunmore, PA - Jim Davenport & Louise McLafferty | @37:05
  • Speaking WWI: Stormtrooper | @43:00
  • WWI WarTech: Stainless Steel | @45:45
  • Articles & Posts: Dispatch Newsletter | @48:50
  • The Buzz: Commemoration in social media - Katherine Akey | @52:55

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #83 8/03/2018

WW1 Centennial News for July 27, 2018 - Episode #82

Inspector General A. Piatt Andrew and Assistant Inspector General Stephen Galatti in front of a row of ambulances at 21 rue Raynouard, the location of the AFS headquarters in Paris, France. Photograph by H.C. Ellis.Inspector General A. Piatt Andrew and Assistant Inspector General Stephen Galatti in front of a row of ambulances at 21 rue Raynouard, the location of the AFS headquarters in Paris, France.
Photograph by H.C. Ellis.

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Highlights: Ambulance 

  • 100 Years Ago: Ambulance | @02:15
  • American Field Service - Nicole Milano | @08:15
  • Great War Channel: Hemingway - Indy Neidell | @15:00
  • Great War Project: But Paris is safe - Mike Shuster | @16:05
  • America Emerges: Who’s fighting where - Dr. Edward Lengel | @19:50
  • Commission News: WWI Commemorative Stamp - Rebekah Wilson | @25:50
  • State Update: Michigan “Over There” event features the maquette | @33:30
  • Spotlight on the media: New book: Good War, Great Men - Andrew Capets | @34:35
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Cape May, NJ - Kathleen Wyatt & Harry Bellangy | @39:30
  • Speaking WWI & WWI War Tech : Ambulance | @45:10
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch Newsletter | @50:05
  • The Buzz - Centennial Social Media - Katherine Akey | @53:30

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #82 7/27/2018

WW1 Centennial News for July 20, 2018 - Episode #81

Imaging in WWIPicture This! Capturing WWI in movies and stills

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Highlights: Picture this! 

  • 100 Years Ago: From state militias to a huge standing army | @02:15
  • Great War Project: Gas by railroad - Mike Shuster | @11:55
  • America Emerges: Battle of Soisson - Dr. Edward Lengel | @15:50
  • Commission News: CFA Reviews Nat. WWI Memorial project | @22:50
  • Update from the States: Exhibit in Helena Arkansas - Drew Ulrich | @25:20
  • Spotlight on the Media: Waldo Pierce Goes to War - Corine Reiss | @30:30
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Yuma Arizona - Mayor Nichols & John Courtis | @35:25
  • WWI WarTech: Imaging in WWI | @41:45
  • Speaking WWI: Snapshot | @46:30
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch | @48:00
  • Commemoration in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @50:40

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #81 7/20/2018

WW1 Centennial News for July 13, 2018 - Episode #80

18 07 13 thumbOur friendship with France goes back to the founding of our country

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Highlights: Our Friends in France

  • 100 Years Ago: Why America Celebrated Bastille Day | @02:05
  • War In The Sky: Quentin Roosevelt falls | @10:05
  • America Emerges: Marne and more - Dr. Edward Lengel | @12:15
  • Great War Project: Writing WWI - Mike Shuster | @18:40
  • Commission News: $1.8M education partnership | @23:30
  • Remembering Vets: Finding your WWI Ancestors - Debra Dubek | @25:15
  • Stories of Service: Archiving those Stories of Service | @34:05
  • 100 Cities / 100 Memorials: Saugerties NY - Bill Payne, Vince Buono & Lisa Polay | @36:20
  • Speaking WWI: “Alleyman” | @43:50
  • WWI War Tech: Minenwerfer and Trench Mortars | @45:55
  • Dispatch: Newsletter highlights | @48:15
  • The Buzz: Selected Social Media - Katherine Akey | @51:05

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #80 7/113/2018

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