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WW1 Centennial News for September 28, 2018 - Episode #91

An American soldier uses a spotter scope during the Meuse Argonne OffensiveAn American soldier uses a spotter scope during the Meuse Argonne Offensive

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Highlights: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive Begins

  • Wilson flips position on Women’s Suffrage | @01:55
  • The first day at the Meuse - Michael Shuster | @08:55
  • First person accounts from the 91st Wild West Division - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:25
  • Archiving the Centennial for posterity | @20:30
  • Bells of Peace at St. Mary’s in Burlington, NJ | @23:10
  • The Bells of Peace APP is now available for download | @24:15
  • Tennessee in WWI - Michael Birdwell | @25:30
  • The story of Erwin Bleckley - Lt.-Col Doug Jacobs (Ret.) | @31:20
  • New book “Thunder in the Argonne” - Col. Douglas Mastriano (Ret.) | @37:55
  • Speaking & WWI War Tech mashup: Dog Tags | @44:30
  • Articles and Posts - Highlights from the Dispatch Newsletter | @48:15
  • The Buzz - The Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @51:00

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PODCAST NOTES: Guest links and our research

World War One Then

100 Years Ago

Great War Project

America Emerges: Military Stories from WW1


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Commission News

Updates from the States

Remembering Veterans

Spotlight in the Media

WW1 War Tech and Speaking WW1

Articles and Posts

The Buzz



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The Pritzker Military Museum & Library
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Producer & Host: Theo Mayer
Line Producer: Katherine Akey
Interview editing: Mac Nelsen and Tim Crowe
Research: JL Michaud
Intern: Rachel Hurt


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