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WW1 Centennial News for October 19, 2018 - Episode #94

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Highlights: Liberation in Belgium

Host: Theo Mayer

  • Preface: Bells of Peace - Host | @00:20
  • 100 Years Ago: Liberation in Belgium & refugees return - Host | @03:50
  • Insight into Germany - Mike Shuster | @08:45
  • America Emerges: 29th Division in the Valley of Death - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:20
  • Commission News: Some upcoming events profiled - Host | @19:45
  • Belgian musicians in Nashville - Maestro Rik Ghesquiere | @24:10
  • Historian Corner: CMH & WWI, Part II - Dr. Brian Neumann | @31:10
  • More about pigeons: Revered & Reviled! - Andrew Blechman | @38:30
  • WWI WarTech: Seeing eye dogs - Host | @45:55
  • WWI Memorial in Dublin GA - Scott Thompson, Keith Smith & Buddy Adams | @49:00
  • Speaking WWI: Devil Dogs - Host | @56:15
  • Articles & Posts: Dispatch Newsletter | @58:10
  • Buzz: The Centennial in Social Media - Katherine Akey | @60:00

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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

World War One Now

Commission News

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Historian Corner



WW1 War Tech

Reference: Military Medicine, Vol. 175. “History of Guide Dog Use By Veterans.” Mark Ostermeier, OD. 2010.

Articles and Posts

The Buzz



The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation


Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katherine Akey

Additional Scripting: Dr. Edward Lengel

Interview editing: Mac Nelsen and Tim Crowe

Research: JL Michaud

Intern: Rachel Hurt


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