I do believe events have their own inertia, but that we seek our own benefit in-spite of this and throughout it, is perhaps why such manifestly small tragedies can be magnified so grossly, until all sense and perspective is lost. My reading is that the Dardanelles and Gallipoli campaigns were brilliant strategic concepts that failed for a number of reasons. Concise yet detailed, informed yet objective. The only remaining cable was from London. Be skeptical and as I said, study history. Who, for example, actually wrote the series? It looks like a good portion of it or maybe the whole thing is available for free on YouTube: Enjoy! Many of these remarkable recordings were made not for immediate use or broadcast, but because it was felt that this diminishing resource, that could never be replenished, would be of unique value in the future. Piere Arcq Collection Sammlung Eybl, Plakatmuseum Wien Pond5 Pop Laval Foundation Prints Old and Rare Producers Library Reuters Rich McErlean Russel Wolfe Jr.
Brings the whole incident to an end, marches his men out of there and averts violence. Andrew Carroll, Writer: So this young boy from Georgia, ends up in what is the most horrific battle of World War I. Narrator: In just a few short weeks, Richard Harding Davis had abandoned any pretense to neutrality. Narrator: The Lafayette Escadrille made headlines in the United States and an American film crew arrived in France to chronicle the exploits of Victor Chapman and his fellow aviators. Narrator: Europe convinced his writing partner Noble Sissle to enlist. Gradually, Sissle and his fellow soldiers began to feel more confident. As someone who's great-grandfather ended up getting hit by mustard gas in the conflict, this shed light into what exactly he and so many others went through.
On June 23rd, Victor Chapman dove into a dogfight, trying to rescue some of his comrades. Michael Kazin, Historian: Debs is a symbol of unending opposition to the war. Narrator: Shortly after arriving at the prison, Alice Paul went on a hunger strike. Dan Carlin, Podcast Producer: The way that German atrocities were played up in the media helped create a good guy-bad guy scenario. And he was on a very tight deadline. And for people that already thought that the Germans were evil personified, it just played in to those sorts of attitudes.
Narrator: A shaken Wilson had to confront the fact that, after struggling for nearly three years to keep America out of the Great War, he had now committed his nation to a conflict that had already left millions dead. Gutiérrez, Historian: The composition of draftees is as mixed as America. Cotton Hannah Edizel Anne L. Many of them had been drifting around Europe when the war broke out. It might we be worthwhile to check it out! Alan Axelrod, Writer: The war became a war of attrition such as the world has never seen.
Each man filled out a registration card, noting his occupation, and his place of birth. The audio has been remastered. And he absolutely would not tolerate any dissent from anybody. On January 6 th, 1918, the President gathered up his notes, took to his study, and began work on a speech. But to accomplish these results, the best.
It was sung in bars and dance-halls, in concerts, schools, and in homes all across the country. Adriane Lentz-Smith, Historian: They show up in Spartanburg a month after black soldiers in Houston had marched on the town. They fortified it with hidden machine gun nests, and layers of barbed wire. Richard Rubin, Writer: The submarine was really a novelty before World War I. When war was declared in April, most mainstream suffrage groups suspended their efforts.
His troops liked it too. The men yearned to test themselves in open battle — anything to interrupt the tedium, and the random visitation of death. Kennedy, Historian: It was a very risky decision. Adriane Lentz-Smith, Historian: Wilson is so disappointing. Both sides dug networks of trenches that soon stretched from the English Channel to the Swiss border.
Our heads get crusted with mud, — eyes and hair literally gluey with it. Austrian pressure on , involvement of Russia and Germany, the and diplomatic exchanges leading to the British declaration of war on Germany. To be an activist, even of a respectable type like Jane Addams was very difficult. It was centered around an ancient forest near Chateau Thierry that the Americans called Belleau Wood. Scott Berg, Writer: Here is the president of the United States who is so bereft he is actually contemplating giving up the office. Christopher Capozzola, Historian: By 1917, Wilson knows, the American public know, how horrible the war is. The hypocrisy is nearly comical when someone like Jimmy Swaggart or Jim Bakker would preach against gays, then turn around and violate one of their 10 commandments by having sex with prostitutes.