The Great War: Sundays 7/21, 28 & 8/4

Great War: American Experience Visit the program’s official website Discover how WWI transformed America through stories of African-American and Latino soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten. Re-broadcast of this series begins on Sunday, July 21, 2019, KQED Plus, 8pm, 2-hours, 3-parts. Also […]

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The Great War | WW1 Exhibit: March 6-December 26, Veterans Gallery, Veterans Building

WW1 Veterans Gallery Exhibit extended through December 26 Open 1-6pm Mondays—Fridays Veterans Gallery, Room 102 1st Floor, Veterans Building   Great War/World War 1: The American Experience historical display focuses on the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) and honors men and women from Northern California who served at home and in France. Through artifacts, photographs, period posters, poetry, and explanatory text, we […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Sgt Alvin York

October 12, 2018 – Episode #93  The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: Sgt. Alvin York Host: Theo Mayer Peace Explored & Rejected – Host | @01:55 Atrocities in Syria – Mike Shuster | @08:55 America Emerges: Sgt. Alvin York – Dr. Edward Lengel | […]

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WW1 Centennial News: October Overview

German Avian Intelligence - Pigeons started to go high-tech in WWI

October 5, 2018 – Episode #92 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: October 1918 Overview Host: Theo Mayer October 1918 Overview Roundtable – Dr.Edward Lengel & Katherine Akey | @03:55 Historians Corner: Lost Battalion – Ron Laplander | @20:00 Shifting sands and hard fighting […]

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World War 1 Centennial News: Financing War & Going Dry

September 21, 2018 – Episode #90 The 4th liberty bond drive goes into full swing to raise $6B just 50 days before the armistice The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: Financing War Activities on the many fronts – Mike Shuster | @04:20 Meuse-Argonne opening […]

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WW1 Centennial News: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive

September 28, 2018 – Episode #91 An American soldier uses a spotter scope during the Meuse Argonne Offensive The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive Begins Wilson flips position on Women’s Suffrage | @01:55 The first day at the Meuse – Michael […]

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World War 1 Centennial News: Saint Mihiel Offensive

September 14, 2018 – Episode #89 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: Saint Mihiel Offensive Highlights Episode Setup | @02:50 Saint Mihiel Overview – Mike Shuster | @03:50 Military Stories: Saint Mihiel – Dr. Edward Lengel | @07:25 War in the Sky: Saint Mihiel […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Japanese Allies

August 10, 2018 – Episode #84 In WWI Japan fought on the side of the allies, declaring war in August 1914. Here Japanese and American Doctors and Nurses gather for a photo. Highlights: Japan in WWI Japan in WWI – Dr. Frederick Dickinson | @02:15 Chaos on the Eastern Front – Mike Shuster | @10:05 The 28th Division: Pennsylvania National […]

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WW1 History With Dana Lombardy In The Veterans Building

A free guided tour and history of the World War One Centennial exhibit in the lobby of the San Francisco Veterans Building, led by Dana Lombardy. Saturday, August 11, 2018 10:30am, Free, Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA. Sponsored by the Bay Area Chapter of the World War One Historical Association. The exhibit is a unique and […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Ambulance

July 27, 2018 – Episode #82 Inspector General A. Piatt Andrew and Assistant Inspector General Stephen Galatti in front of a row of ambulances at 21 rue Raynouard, the location of the AFS headquarters in Paris, France. Photograph by H.C. Ellis. Highlights: Ambulance 100 Years Ago: Ambulance | @02:15 American Field Service – Nicole Milano | @08:15 Great War Channel: […]

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