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Remembering the Great War: Immigrants
May 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join us each month as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, the Great War. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
During World War I, there were hundreds of thousands of foreign-born soldiers serving in the U.S. military. Many of these men were not citizens of the United States, and could not speak or understand English. Yet, the combined with native-born American soldiers to become part of the effective fighting force known as the American Expeditionary Forces. Come listen to historian Al Barnes as he recounts the little-known story of America’s diverse military 100 years ago.