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28 December 1917 : Wagoner Ned Vandeventer

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28 December 1917 Wagoner Ned Vandeventer, Supply Co 151st Infantry Regt. From Bloomfield, Indiana, Ned was born on 24 September 1895. He enlisted into the US Army on 4 October 1917 and underwent his basic training with the 159th Depot Brigade at Camp Taylor, Kentucky before being transferred to the 151st Infantry Regiment at Camp Shelby, Mississi…


6 May 1918: Pvt Joseph William Welsh

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Joseph enlisted into the US regular army at Greensburg on 16 April 1917 and was sent to Douglas, Arizona where he was assigned to the 18th Infantry Regiment. After being sent overseas in June 1917, he fought at Sommerville, Toul, Cantigny and Chateau-Thierry where he was wounded in action. Joseph died of these wounds on 6 May 1918; he was the…


Ep. 133 – African American Servicemen during WW1 – Dr Amanda Nagel

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Amanda Nagel PhD, Assistant Professor of Military History at the School of Advanced Military Studies, US Army Command and General Staff College, talks about African-American Servicemen during the Great War.   Your browser does not support the audio element. …


20 January 1917: Pte Raymond William Combs

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Son of Jonathan B. and Anna Sparks Combs. Living in Zionsville, Boone County, Ind., when Raymond enlisted in U.S. Regular Army December 23, 1915, Jefferson Barracks, Mo before being sent to Ft Ward, Washington. He then enlisted into the Canadian Army on 18 April 1916 (claiming no prior military service other than service in the Canadian Militia!).…


Scotts Official History of the American Negro in the World War [1] by Mr Emmett J Scott (1919)

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A 2020 Large Format Reprint by Kenneth E.Bingham or read an out of copyright version for free online > https://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/comment/scott/ScottTC.htm   Mr Emmett J Scott was Special Assistant to Hon, Newton D.Baker, Secretary of War - so he had to be circumspect. This is a reproduction of the 1919 printed on demand large format. …


Americans All. Foreign-Born Soldiers in World War I by Nancy G Ford

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Texas A&M University Press, College Station, $32.95, 2000, 207pp, ills, index.  ISBN: 1 58544 118 X.  His is a well-crafted history of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) which sets out to establish, and successfully so, that the US Army allied itself with progressive social reformers in integrating foreign-born and nonEnglish speaking dra…