Articles by Patrick Gregory
Seicheprey – America’s WWI Baptism of Fire
Aerial view of Seicheprey in 1919, following the World War I fighting in April and September 1918 (Image: Wikimedia Commons) Posted on centenarynews.com 20 April 2018 On 20 April 1918 soldiers of [...]
The Centennial Commission – ‘Side by Side’ exhibition in Bath
America’s WWI war effort remembered in Britain at the American Museum in Bath.
100 Years Ago: Troopship Tuscania sunk carrying US soldiers
On the night of 5 February 1918 the liner Tuscania, carrying over 2,000 US serviceman bound for Europe, was torpedoed off the coast of Northern Ireland. In the confusion which followed some 210 men [...]
Roads to the Great War
US Declares War on Austria-Hungary 100 years ago.
100 Years Ago: Woodrow Wilson sets out his Fourteen Points
At noon on Tuesday 8 January 1918 Woodrow Wilson stood before a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill. The US President was to make a speech outlining Fourteen Points: proposals which he hoped would [...]
U.S. sculptor Sabin Howard tells how he is using an innovative 3D printing collaboration in his stunning wall of remembrance.
July 1917 – Building the US Air Service for action in WWI
When Woodrow Wilson signed legislation on 24 July 1917 earmarking $640 million for expenditure on US military aviation, it was the largest amount of money ever appropriated for a single purpose by Congress up [...]
General Pershing arrives – 13 June 1917
100 years ago today, General John Pershing arrived in France at the head of the first contingent of the American Expeditionary Force, the first official US troops to set foot in Europe. As CN’s Patrick [...]
100 Years Ago: Americans register for Great War draft
In June 1917, millions of American men went to their local draft boards the length and breadth of the United States to register their names under the Selective Service Act – the first step [...]
Co-author Patrick Gregory writes for the BBC online website about the American entry to WWI.
Co-author Patrick Gregory writes about his book in this in-house magazine of American Citizens Abroad – including what it was like to write a book with his mother-in-law!
Roads to the Great War
Part III: The Service and Death of Arthur "Clifford" Kimber, Bearer of the First Flag