WWI

Genealogy Roundup, August 16

By |2017-08-16T11:15:00-04:00August 16th, 2017|Genealogy Roundup, History, Human Interest, Military|

In this week's Roundup: Reminders of steamships in New York City, once one of the world's busiest ports; a colonel's WWII-era Army uniform is returned to his granddaughter, who "for the past 3 ½ years has researched and documented the life of her late grandfather, publishing his wartime diaries and giving speeches about his heroism"; and more . . .

My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War

By |2018-09-22T17:20:38-04:00June 13th, 2017|Books, History, Military|

2017 marks the centennial of America’s entry into World War I, a conflict often neglected in favor of World War II, which is unfortunate given that WWII is, in some respects, the offspring of the earlier conflict. Andrew Carroll’s My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War is the ideal book to help rectify this balance.