Articles by Patrick Gregory

Seicheprey – America’s WWI Baptism of Fire

April 20th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

100 Years Ago: Troopship Tuscania sunk carrying US soldiers

February 7th, 2018|Comments Off on 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

January 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Roads to the Great War

US Declares War on Austria-Hungary 100 years ago.

100 Years Ago: Woodrow Wilson sets out his Fourteen Points

January 8th, 2018|Comments Off on 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 [...]

The American

November 1st, 2017|Comments Off on The American

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

July 24th, 2017|Comments Off on 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

June 13th, 2017|Comments Off on 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

June 11th, 2017|Comments Off on 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 [...]

BBC Online

April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on BBC Online

Co-author Patrick Gregory writes  for the BBC online website about the American entry to WWI.

The American

April 1st, 2017|Comments Off on The American

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

August 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Roads to the Great War

Part III: The Service and Death of Arthur "Clifford" Kimber, Bearer of the First Flag

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