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- 03 -242017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 11

The First U.S. Troops Arrive in France Major General “Black Jack” Pershing lands in France General of the Armies John Joseph “Black Jack” Pershing (1860-1948) was Major General when the United States declared war against […]

- 03 -212017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 10

  America enters World War I Shaping public opinion On 14 April 1917, President Wilson established the Committee on Public Opinion and appointed George Creel as its chairman. George Edward Creel (1876-1953) was an investigative […]

- 03 -152017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 9

America enters World War I The U.S. Army in 1917 In April 1917, the strength of the United States Army was about 200 000 men serving in the Regular Army, the National Guard, the United […]

- 03 -102017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 8

America enters World War I The Viviani-Joffre War Mission to the United States On 15 April 1917, ten days after the American entry into World War One, René Viviani (1863-1925), French Vice-president of the Council […]

- 03 -082017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 7

America enters World War I German unrestricted submarine warfare The U-boat Campaign led by Germany from 1814 to 1918 started in response to British naval blockade of Germany at the beginning of the war.  The […]

- 03 -072017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 6

American Volunteers The American Pilots Enlisted in the Foreign Legion or in British military forces, many American volunteers chose to undergo training to either join the French Air Service or the Royal Naval Air Service. […]

- 03 -032017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 5

American Volunteers Anne Tracy Morgan Anne Tracy Morgan (1873-1952) became one of the richest heiresses in the world when her father, the great financier John Pierpont Morgan died in 1913. In 1907, she stayed in […]

- 02 -242017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 4

American Volunteers American Charitable Work Mobilization started as early as 1914 As early as August 1914, Americans enthusiastically participated in the implementation of relief programs for managing donations, setting up sanitary structures and providing humanitarian […]

- 02 -202017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 3

American Volunteers The United States in August 1914 On 4 August 1914, as the great European powers took up arms against one another, it was quite clear that American public opinion favoured neutrality and non-intervention. […]

- 02 -152017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 2

Independence of the United States The Marquis de Lafayette in America In 1777, the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) then aged 20, sailed to America on his own funds without the consent of King Louis XVI. […]

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