World War I Tour


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HEROIC MEASURES: American Nurses in World War One


October 6, 2014

US Archives: public domain photographSoldiers of the 369th (15th N.Y.) who won theCroix de Guerrefor gallantry in action, 1919.Left to right. Front row: Pvt. Ed Williams, Herbert Taylor, Pvt. Leon Fraitor, Pvt. Ralph Hawkins. Back Row: Sgt. H. D. Prinas, Sgt. Dan Storms, Pvt. Joe Williams, Pvt. Alfred Hanley, and Cpl. T. W. Taylor "Some of the colored men of the 369th (15th N.Y.) who won the Croix de Guerre for gallantry in action." 1998 print. Records of the War Department General and Special. Staffs. (165-WW-127-8)In the era of "Separate but equal" law in the United States, those black ...

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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