Browsing All posts tagged under »Memorial Day«

Is the First World War small in importance in the U.S.?

June 15, 2011 by


I’ve still got that post coming about the Jessie Scout, but, I’ve been thinking… Is the First World War one of the least examined wars in the history of the United States? If so, why do you think so? If not, why? Maybe you should read this Memorial Day write-up (from 2008) by UVa Prof. […]

Faded names on stones

May 31, 2010 by


Just another stone in a cemetery… But wait, he was a soldier… and he died in the closing weeks of the First World War… Makes you wonder a bit, huh? Or does it really? Who was the man? How did he die? Who were his parents, siblings, and maybe he had a wife. Did he […]