When we talk about advances in civil and gay rights, we often talk in terms of famous firsts: […]
In May of 1918, former president Theodore Roosevelt wrote U.S. Army Chief of Staff Peyton C. March to thank […]
In 1925, General Robert Lee Bullard, Commander of the U.S.’s Second Army during WWI in Europe, retired and released a book of memoirs: Personalities and Reminiscences about the War. Bullard had enjoyed a fairly distinguished career in the military peaking during the Great War. Yet, like many of this day, he harbored prejudices; most notably his dismissive attitude toward African American soldiers.
[Editor’s note: This is the final installment in ToM’s three part series on social welfare policies in the […]
[Editor’s note: This is part II of ToM’s three part series on the AVF via Jennifer Mittelstadt’s recent […]
In 1974, in the wake of the nation’s retreat from Vietnam and the institution of the all volunteer […]
“The nearer to the Front one goes, naturally, the more blasted the countryside becomes. Beyond Roeselare, the land […]
In a recent visit to Kansas City, I took the opportunity to visit the National World War I […]