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The US Enters World War I

(This essay was originally published as “April 6, 1917: The US Goes ‘Over There’”, in the Newport Daily News on April 6, 2017.) One hundred years ago today, the United States declared war on Germany, joining the war almost three … Continue reading

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100-Year Anniversary of Deadly Battle of the Somme

(This essay was originally published as “Bloodiest of Bloody Battles,” in the Newport Daily News on July 12, 2016.) One hundred years ago this month, the Battle of the Somme began with British and French forces attacking entrenched German forces … Continue reading

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