WW1 Centennial News for July 27, 2018 - Episode #82
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- 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
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World War One Then
100 Years Ago
Long before the United States entered the war, the American Hospital of Paris and the American Field Service provided invaluable medical assistance to France. Nicole Milano, head archivist and historical publications editor for American Field Service Intercultural Programs, joins the show to discuss the contributions of the AFS in WW1.
Great War Project
In an exceptionally fierce phase of combat, the Americans and the French decisively repel the Germans and extinguish the threat to Paris.
America Emerges: Military Stories from WW1
In the intense fighting for Croix Rouge (Red Cross) Farm, the U.S. 42nd “Rainbow” Division proves its mettle, and a young Douglas MacArthur is rewarded with a promotion.
World War One Now
We’re thrilled to announce that a U.S. Postal Service Stamp to honor WW1 veterans is now available! Rebekah Wilson, a former Commission staffer, joins to us to share the story of how the Stamp came to be.
Updates from the States
The World War I Maquette, the 1/6th scale model of the National Memorial to be built in Pershing Park, will be featured in an upcoming WW1 event, “Over Here”, in Grass Lake, Michigan.
Spotlight on the Media
Author Andrew Capet joins the show to discuss his new WW1 book: Good War, Great Men.
100 Cities/100 Memorials
Kathleen C. Wyatt, the Administrator and Secretary of the Greater Cape May Historical Society, and Harry Bellangy, President and Historian of the Society, come on the show discuss World War I commemoration in Cape May, New Jersey.
Speaking WW1/WW1 War Tech
This week, Speaking WW1 and WW1 Tech share the same topic: the Ambulance.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_mv__ap4yE&feature=youtu.be (start around 2 minutes)
Articles and Posts
This week’s Dispatch Newsletter headlines: the Washington Memorial Chapel at Valley Forge joins our Bells of Peace initiative, the story of Harry Truman in WW1, the USS San Diego, F. Scott Fitzgerald on the WWrite Blog, and the latest Story of Service installment.
Katherine Akey highlights our recent social media activity, including a Verdun 16 story about American cemeteries and the repatriation of fallen American troops after the war, and a video on Facebook about American Ace Eddie Rickenbacker from PBS.
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