World War I Tour

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HEROIC MEASURES: American Nurses in World War One

September 1, 2014

Taxis save Paris!After Germany invaded Belgium in early August 1914 and France and Britain declared war on Germany and her allies, the Germans saw that to win the war they should attack France quickly and decisively. They hoped to win the war within days and thus end what might be their biggest nightmare?a two-front war. As they swarmed toward Paris, the French were surprised. And their troops, their 7th Division, had to be repositioned from their railhead to quickly stop the German advance. In a valiant maneuver, the Army asked approximately 600 taxi drivers of Paris to ...

Events & Appearances

October 13 - 21, 2014, France

Jo-Ann Power, critically acclaimed author of World War One novel HEROIC MEASURES, leads this tour of the American battlefields of The Great War. Designed for everyone who has an interest in this first American experience abroad, this tour gives you a comprehensive look at the war before the United States declared war in April 1917 until most troops and support services departed in the summer of 1919.

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