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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…




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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