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“Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace: The Doughboys, 1917-18”

by Familia Ulster Genealogical Review: No. 33, 2017


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On 2 April 1917, President Wilson went to Congress to seek a Declaration of War in order that the world ‘be made safe for democracy’. It was a declaration that shaped the nation’s foreign policy and role in the world for the past century and gave the US the leadership of the global community until today. And today, that role continues to be questioned, just as it was a hundred years ago when the Doughboys left their homes and embarked upon a venture that changed the course of history