War Stories
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War Stories

America’s First Taste of Battle In WWI

The Yankees have arrived

Americans advance in France (Public domain)

On April 6th, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson broke a huge campaign promise by thrusting the United States into the Great War. America was going to fight, and they were going to fight in Europe. This was a decision that did not come easily or lightly, but the German announcement that they were restarting unrestricted submarine warfare in the waters around…

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Wars are often portrayed as large singular events in history but every conflict is a menagerie of thousands of small stories that make up one superior narrative. These are those stories.

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