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  • Monroe County and World War I: ‘The War to End War’ | Part V: Loyalty and anti-German sentiment on the homefront

    November 8th, 2018
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    Author’s note: The United States is recognizing the centennial of its involvement in World War I (April 1917 until the armistice on Nov. 11, 1918).


    Monroe County and World War I: ‘The War to End War’ | Part IV: ‘The Terrible War’

    November 4th, 2018
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    During our time at the front I was on detailed service with the 125th Reg. as [liaison] between the 125th and 128th. They have non-commissioned officers to carry messages between Regiments.


    Monroe County and World War I: ‘The War to End War’ | Part III: Life on the home front

    October 25th, 2018
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    On April 6, 1917, the United States formally entered World War I. The news was far from surprising. After all, the war had been raging for almost three years, and by 1917, many saw America’s entry as inevitable.


    Monroe County and World War I: ‘The War to End War’ | Part II: The Soldier’s Life

    October 11th, 2018
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    The United States is recognizing the centennial of the United States’ involvement in World War I.


    Monroe County and World War I: ‘The War to End War’ (Part I: Doughboys in France)

    October 5th, 2018
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    No doubt you have received my card informing you of our safe arrival in France. I enjoyed the trip across fine and dandy.