Search results for April 1917.
With Snow on Their Boots. The Tragic Odyssey of the Russian Expeditionary Force in France During World War I
Book Review by Christina Holstein. This is an exceedingly interesting book, which covers events whose details may not be well known to readers of Stand To! The author tells the story of how two Russian Brigades of approximately 22,000 men came to fight for the Allies in France (Champagne) in 1916-1917 - 'sold for shells' was the popular phrase use…
Ep.251 – Debating America’s response to the Great War – Dr Neil Lanctot
Historian Dr Neil Lanctot talks about his recent book The Approaching Storm which explores the domestic debates and discussions that informed America’s response to the outbreak of the Great War and its eventual declaration of war in April 1917. The Approaching Storm explores the perspectives of three prominent US newsmakers: President Woodrow Wi…