Monthly Archives: April 2017

A Great Response to the Great War

I grew up in an age of international aid. Any time a disaster happens in the world, the world comes to together to provide medical, food, and other supplies to those effected. Earthquakes in Haiti, Tsunamis in Japan and Indonesia, … Continue reading

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Once We were United

In 1917 when U.S. President Woodrow Wilson declared war on Germany, the entire nation went to war. Families didn’t just send their sons and daughters overseas, they too were expected to make sacrifices. None other than Herbert Hoover (future president) … Continue reading

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Going from Here to Over There

On the groups I belong to, I often see the question if American troops in World War 1 really mattered. The short answer is yes. When the US entered the war, the allies believed the battles would continue to rage … Continue reading

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Before the Flood, there was a trickle

Just because the US declared war in 1917 didn’t mean we were able to send millions of troops to the front within months. And just because the US had declared its neutrality in 1914, didn’t mean there weren’t Americans in … Continue reading

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Why We Went

This month marks the 100th Anniversary of the United States into the First World War. So I thought I’d devote the month to the nuggets I discovered while researching WW1 for my Love’s Great War series. President Wilson had ran … Continue reading

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