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Trial by Friendship. Anglo-American Relations 1917-1918. David R. Woodward.

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[This review first appeared in Stand To! No.43 April 1985. Members of The Western Front Association receive our journal Stand To!, three times a year and have access to the full archive online].  Anglo-American relations at the time when the United States entered the Great War have been somewhat neglected by British historians. This well-researche…


Freedom Struggles. African Americans and World War One by Adriane Lentz-Smith

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Paperback $28.00 £22.95 ISBN 9780674062054 Publication Date 30 September 2011 336 Pages In this influential 2009 Harvard publication Adriane Lentz-Smith provides a long overdue appraisal of the experience of African American soldiers in the American Expeditionary Force in 1918 and 1919. In doing so the lives and hopes of black Americans are se…


More Deadly Than War: the hidden history of the Spanish flu and the First World War by Kenneth Davis.

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Henry Holt & Co 304 pages Reading age 12 -18 years Walt Disney. Age 16 in 1918 Walt Disney had an older brother Roy in the navy and like his 17 year old brother Russell he was eager to enlist. Clearly underage they were turned away. Learning that 17 year olds could join the Red Cross Walt persuaded his mother to sign some release papers, t…