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- 05 -092017

La Fayette, We Are Here! : episode 21

The Duty of Remembrance Honouring Our Fallen from WWI At the request of General John Pershing, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) was established by Congress in 1923. As guardian America’s overseas commemorative cemeteries and […]

- 05 -042017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 20

Post War Reconstruction A Difficult Economic Restructuring In 1920-1921, the United States went through a deflationary recession partly due to the necessity to adjust from wartime to peacetime economy and deal with a tighter monetary […]

- 04 -282017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 19

The Great War is Over ! The Armistice of 11 Novembre 1918 Marshal Foch received the German delegation on 8 November 1918 and handed over the Allied Armistice Terms. The German answer was expected on […]

- 04 -242017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 18

The Victories of the A.E.F. The United States Military Interventions on the Western Front Prior to General Pershing deploying a full field army, U.S. Divisions of the A.E.F. served alongside the French and the British […]

- 04 -112017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 15

Settling In – The Doughboys in France The U.S. Army Uniform The Doughboys, a term used to designate a member of the American Expeditionary Forces in WWI, passed through the port of Boulogne-sur-Mer in 1917. […]

- 04 -062017

Lafayette, We Are Here! : episode 13

The First U.S. Troops Arrive in France Independence Day in Paris On 4 July 1917, the 2nd Battalion, 16th U.S. Infantry Regiment was selected to show the flag and parade through Paris to celebrate Independence […]

- 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 […]

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