WW1 Centennial News: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive

September 28, 2018 – Episode #91

An American soldier uses a spotter scope during the Meuse Argonne Offensive

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Highlights: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive Begins

  • Wilson flips position on Women’s Suffrage | @01:55
  • The first day at the Meuse – Michael Shuster | @08:55
  • First person accounts from the 91st Wild West Division – Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:25
  • Archiving the Centennial for posterity | @20:30
  • Bells of Peace at St. Mary’s in Burlington, NJ | @23:10
  • The Bells of Peace APP is now available for download | @24:15
  • Tennessee in WWI – Michael Birdwell | @25:30
  • The story of Erwin Bleckley – Lt.-Col Doug Jacobs (Ret.) | @31:20
  • New book “Thunder in the Argonne” – Col. Douglas Mastriano (Ret.) | @37:55
  • Speaking & WWI War Tech mashup: Dog Tags | @44:30
  • Articles and Posts – Highlights from the Dispatch Newsletter | @48:15
  • The Buzz – The Centennial in Social Media – Katherine Akey | @51:00

PODCAST NOTES: Guest links and our research

World War One Then

100 Years Ago

https://www.wilsoncenter.org/article/woodrow-wilson-and-the-womens-suffrage-movement-reflection

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1918/09/17/102833904.pdf

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1918/09/24/102837594.pdf

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1918/09/27/102838545.pdf

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1918/09/28/102839217.pdf

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1918/09/29/109330227.pdf

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1918/09/29/109330442.pdf

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1918/09/30/102839744.pdf

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1918/10/01/97029350.pdf

https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1918/10/03/98271673.pdf

Great War Project

http://greatwarproject.org/2018/09/23/the-meuse-argonne-offensive-grinds-to-a-halt/

America Emerges: Military Stories from WW1

http://www.edwardlengel.com/the-wild-west-division-in-the-meuse-argonne/

http://www.edwardlengel.com/portfolio/282/

https://www.facebook.com/EdwardLengelAuthor/

http://www.edwardlengel.com/about/

 

World War One Now

Commission News

http://ww1cc.org/YourAce

http://ww1cc.org/bells

http://ww1cc.org/film

http://www.pritzkermilitary.org/events/special-events/wwicc-honor-and-remember/

Updates from the States

https://tnsos.net/TSLA/GWC/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tennessee-Great-War-Commission/1560904157516730

Remembering Veterans

https://www.ksn.com/news/local/veterans-look-to-honor-wichitan-killed-in-wwi/1292796854

Spotlight in the Media

https://www.amazon.com/Thunder-Argonne-Americas-Greatest-Campaigns/dp/0813175550

http://roadstothegreatwar-ww1.blogspot.com/2018/03/thunder-in-argonne-reviewed-by-peter-l.html

https://www.kentuckypress.com/live/title_detail.php?titleid=4777

WW1 War Tech and Speaking WW1

https://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5470

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog_tag#cite_note-12

Articles and Posts

http://www.ww1cc.org/dispatch

http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/subscribe.html

The Buzz

www.facebook.com/ww1centennial

https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2018/09/24/coast-guard-mark-th-anniversary-one-world-war-is-largest-us-naval-combat-losses

https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/2018/09/24/century-later-america-must-remember-lessons-one-its-biggest-blunders

 

Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission
The Pritzker Military Museum & Library
The Starr Foundation

Production:

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer
Line Producer: Katherine Akey
Interview editing: Mac Nelsen and Tim Crowe
Research: JL Michaud
Intern: Rachel Hurt

SUBSCRIPTIONS

WW1 Centennial News Video Podcast on iTunes
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ww1-centennial-news/id1209764611?mt=2

Weekly Dispatch Newsletter
http://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/2015-12-28-18-26-00/subscribe.htm

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