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WW1 Centennial News for October 5, 2018 - Episode #92

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Highlights: October 1918 Overview

Host: Theo Mayer

  • October 1918 Overview Roundtable - Dr.Edward Lengel & Katherine Akey | @03:55
  • Historians Corner: Lost Battalion - Ron Laplander | @20:00
  • Shifting sands and hard fighting - Mike Shuster | @26:40
  • Commission News: Honor & Remember in Chicago - Host | @31:24
  • Commission News: Bells of Peace update - Host | @32:15
  • State Profile: Georgia - Dr. Tom Jackson | @33:40
  • Remembering Veterans: Story of John Foster - Mark Foster | @41:10
  • US Army CMH WWI Website - Dr. Erik Villard | @47:20
  • Spotlight On The Media 1: Dr. Edward Lengel | @52:40
  • Spotlight On The Media 2: Lost Battalion Documentary - Mark Fastoso & John King | @55:20
  • WWI War Tech: Pigeons - Host | @60:00
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch - Host | @65:05
  • The Buzz: Selections from Social Media - Katherine Akey | @67:45

 

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PODCAST NOTES: Guest links and our research

World War One Then

Historian Corner with Rob Laplander

https://www.amazon.com/Finding-Lost-Battalion-Legends-Americas/dp/1411676564

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/doughboy-mia-home.html

Great War Project

http://greatwarproject.org/2018/09/30/generals-to-the-kaiser-the-war-cannot-go-on/

World War One Now

Commission News

http://ww1cc.org/YourAce

http://ww1cc.org/bells

http://ww1cc.org/film

http://www.pritzkermilitary.org/events/special-events/wwicc-honor-and-remember/

Itunes app install link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bells-of-peace-wwi-armistice/id1436351331?ls=1&mt=8

Android app install link:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.ww1cc.bells

Updates from the States

www.ww1cc.org/georgia

Remembering Veterans

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/commemorate/family-ties/stories-of-service/4382-john-chester-foster.html

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/commemorate/family-ties/stories-of-service.html

https://www.amazon.com/World-Genealogy-Research-Guide-Non-Combatant/dp/1980916845

https://history.army.mil/html/bookshelves/resmat/wwi/prologue/default/index.html

https://history.army.mil/index.html

https://history.army.mil/html/bookshelves/collect/wwi-cb.html

Spotlight in the Media

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IF7a-370JeE

https://www.c-span.org/video/?450879-1/the-lost-battalion

http://www.echofilmsproductions.com/the-lost-battalion.html

WW1 War Tech
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/closing-the-pigeon-gap-68103438/

https://www.nytimes.com/2004/01/30/style/the-hallowed-history-of-the-carrier-pigeon.html

https://www.pigeoncontrolresourcecentre.org/html/about-pigeons.html

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-one/10566025/Honoured-the-WW1-pigeons-who-earned-their-wings.html

http://www.andrewblechman.com/pigeons/cool_facts.html

http://amhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/collection/object.asp?ID=10

Articles and Posts

http://www.ww1cc.org/dispatch

http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/subscribe.html

The Buzz

https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/09/28/40-world-war-i-soldiers-killed-on-same-day-in-1918-to-be-honored

https://dmna.ny.gov/historic/reghist/wwi/infantry/27thInfDiv/27thInfDivMain.htm

https://www.1418now.org.uk/commissions/new-film-peter-jackson/

 

Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation

 

Production:

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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