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Cover of last issue of WWI Stars and Stripes

WW1 Centennial News for June 14, 2019 - Episode #127

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Highlights: Stars and Stripes

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Aftermath of WWI Perspective - Host | @ 02:25
  • Stars And Stripes Last WWI Issue - Host | @ 04:15
  • Insights into Stripes - Robert H. Reid | @ 06:45
  • Preserving the Stripes’ Legacy - Laura Meyer & Sue Mayo | @ 10:05
  • Germany in Shock at Peace Treaty - Mike Shuster | @ 13:55
  • War Memoirs From WWI: “John Lucy” - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 18:15
  • WWI Genealogy Research Guide Update - Host | @ 23:50
  • American POWs in WWI - Col Greg Eanes, (USAF ret.) | @ 25:30
  • Mobile WWI Museum Update - Keith Colley | @ 32:20
  • Dispatch Highlights - Host | @ 40:15


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World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago This Week

Aftermath of WWI Perspective - Host

Stars And Stripes Last WWI Issue - Host

Special Report by David Kramer



Mitgang, Herbert, “At War with the Stars & Stripes,” American Heritage, June 1971


“Stars and Stripes - The Soldier’s Newspaper”


Library of Congress, Stars and Stripes Final issue, June 13, 1919


World War I Centennial Commission Podcast Episode #68, 4/20/2018


Farley, Donna, “Stars and Stripes Turns 150,” Daily American Republic, November 11, 2011,


Insights into Stripes - Robert H. Reid


Preserving Paper’s Legacy - Laura Meyer & Sue Mayo


The Great War Project

The Germans in Shock - Mike Shuster

Historians Corner

War Memoirs from WWI: John Lucy - Dr. Edward Lengel

World War I - NOW

Remembering Veterans

National Stars and Stripes Museum & Library - Laura Meyer & Sue Mayo

Remembering Veterans

US POWs in WW1 - Col. Greg Eanes (USAF Ret.)

Commemorating WWI

Mobile WW1 Museum - Keith Colley


Articles and Posts

Highlight from the Dispatch Newsletter - Host  



The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation

The Doughboy Foundation


Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katalin Laszlo

Written by: Theo Mayer

Special Segment Writer: David Kramer

Special segment host:

Mike Shuster
Dr. Edward Lengel

Interview Editing

Mac Nelsen
Tim Crowe

Research and support: JL Michaud



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