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Elsie Janis, USA Signal Corps and AFS Ambulance collage

WW1 Centennial News for September 09, 2019 - Episode #139

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FOCUS ON - The Non-Combatants of WWI

Episode #139

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Unprecedented  logistics - Joe Johnson | @ 05:00
  • The US Army Signal Corps - Host | @ 09:15
  • The Hello Girls - Dr. Elizabeth Cobb | @ 11:30
  • Medical Support Services & the AFS - Nicole Milano | @ 15:50
  • The US Postal Service in WWI - Lynn Heidelbaugh | @ 22:15
  • The Stars & Stripes - Robert Rheid | @ 25:40
  • The Doughboy’s Sweetheart: Elsie Janis - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 28:15
  • Bringing Soldiers to God and God to Soldiers - Dr. John Boyd | @ 32:05
  • Donuts and Coffee - Patri O’Gan | @ 34:25

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FOCUS ON: The Non-Combatants of WWI

 

Sources

Terrett, Dulany, “The Signal Corps: The Emergency (to 1941),” The Army Signal Corps, https://history.army.mil/html/books/010/10-16/CMH_Pub_10-16-1.pdf

 

DARPA

https://www.darpa.mil/about-us/about-darpa

 

Gray, Andrew, “The American Field Service,” American Heritage, December 1974, https://www.americanheritage.com/american-field-service

 

“World War I Rations:  Full Belly, Fully Ready,” Army Heritage Educational Center, https://www.armyheritage.org/75-information/soldier-stories/359-worldwar1rations

 

World War I Centennial Commission Podcast, Episode 27

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/2747-ww1-centennial-news-episode-27-7-05-2017.html

 

World War I Centennial Commission Podcast, Episode 62

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/4179-ww1-centennial-news-episode-62-03-09-2018.html

 

World War I Centennial Commission Podcast, Episode  82

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/4838-ww1-centennial-news-episode-82-7-27-2018.html

 

World War I Centennial Commission Podcast, Episode 34

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/3043-ww1-centennial-news-episode-34-8-23-2017.html

 

World War I Centennial Commission Podcast, Episode 68

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/4369-ww1-centennial-news-episode-68-04-20-2018.html

 

World War I Centennial Commission Podcast, Episode 69

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/4385-ww1-centennial-news-episode-69-04-27-2018.html

 

World War I Centennial Commission Podcast, Episode 54

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/3949-ww1-centennial-news-episode-54-01-12-2018.html

 

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https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/weekly-sync-call/6077-ww1-centennial-news-episode-115-03-22-19.html

 

Senate Hello Girl Bill

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/senate-bill/206/all-info

 

House Hello Girl Bill

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/1953



Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Doughboy Foundation

Production:

Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Juliette Cowall

Written by: Theo Mayer and David Kramer

Editing:

Mac Nelsen
Tim Crowe

Website support: JL Michaud

 

Special guests:

Joe Johnson of the Defense Acquisition University

Professor Elizabeth Cobbs

Nicole Milano from the American Field Services

Lynn Heidelbaugh from the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum

Robert Rheid from Stars & Stripes

Historian Dr. Edward Lengel

The US Army Chaplains Corps Dr. John Boyd

Patri O’Gan from the Smithsonian Institution

 

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