Category Archives: World War I

Historic Gardening: WWI & WWII Victory Gardens

This week’s blog post takes gardening, homefront, and the military a historical step beyond the Civil War era. During the 1860’s, growing food was a necessity. People just did it. There wasn’t a propaganda campaign to get farmers into their … Continue reading

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9 Things You Should Know About The American Homefront In World War I

If you’ve been following Gazette665 for a while, you’ll know I’m interested in civilian accounts. (If you’re a new follower, welcome…and you just learned one of my “secrets.”) So, as we’re wrapping up our blog series on American entering World … Continue reading

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8 Things You Should Know About American Soldiers In World War I

In the last couple weeks, we’ve talked about America’s entry into World War I and the American pilots who’d been fighting and flying in France long before 1917. Today, we’ll focus on a few-facts about U.S. Soldiers in the conflict; … Continue reading

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10 Things You Should Know About America’s First Combat Pilots

On the Fourth of July 1917, American troops marched through Paris, cheered by the French who enthusiastically welcomed a new ally. After years on the sidelines, the United States joined World War I and sent its volunteers toward the trenches … Continue reading

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7 Things You Should About America Entering World War I

It’s April 2017, and 100 years since the United States entered World War I. America was a late-comer to the costly conflict; the war had been going on for almost three years before the U.S. joined. The war started with … Continue reading

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WWI Christmas Scene

Here’s Part 1 of your promised Christmas gift from Gazette665! (Part 2 will follow in a couple days.) Well, my mom always said don’t watch the commercials on TV (and she’s right), but when a friend sent me this video … Continue reading

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