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On 26 September 1918 the Meuse-Argonne Offensive was launched. It would be the greatest American battle of the First World War, and after the armistice had been signed Field Marshal von Hindenburg wrote that 'the American infantry on the Argonne won the war'...Continue Reading
On 17 September, 1916, the Red Baron scored his first confirmed aerial victory. By the time of his death he would have racked up 80 victories, a total that no other pilot would reach during World War I...Continue Reading

21 July, 1918 - The Attack on Orleans

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On 21 July, 1918 the American town of Orleans, Massachusetts found itself the target of a German attack. A U-boat opened fire on some merchant vessels, with several shells landing on the nearby Nauset Beach, This gave the town a unique claim to fame - it was the only piece of United States soil attacked by the enemy during World War I...Continue Reading
The good folk at the University of Leeds have been in touch to tell  us about a great opportunity they've created. In association with the BBC, the university has developed a free, online course investigating the evolution of the concept of heroism in World War I.  Read on for more information!Continue Reading

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