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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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“The Great War” Begins: July 28 is the 100th Anniversary of World War I

(This essay was originally published by the Newport Daily News on July 26, 2014.) For many Europeans, the early 1900s must have been exciting and hopeful times. The Industrial Revolution, beginning 150 years earlier, had given them a higher standard … Continue reading

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