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WWI Centennial News - the Doughboy Podcast is a weekly podcast about what happened 100 years ago during and after the War that changed the world --- and how those events still echo in our daily lives - but most importantly - the podcast is about why and how we will never let awareness of WWI in America fall back into the mists of obscurity.

WW1 Centennial News The Doughboy Foundation

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WWI Centennial News - the Doughboy Podcast is a weekly podcast about what happened 100 years ago during and after the War that changed the world --- and how those events still echo in our daily lives - but most importantly - the podcast is about why and how we will never let awareness of WWI in America fall back into the mists of obscurity.

    SPECIAL: Sacred Service for WWI: Ep.# 148

    SPECIAL: Sacred Service for WWI: Ep.# 148

    SPECIAL: Sacred Service
    If you play this episode on 11/11 starting at 10:03:30 am local, the Bells of Peace will toll at 11am exactly.
    Episode #148
    Host: Theo Mayer
    This special episode brings you the sound of World War I Armistice Day Sacred Service, a multi-denominational service honoring the Centennial of the WWI Armistice, from the WWI Centennial Commission in partnership with Washington National Cathedral. ----more----
    Download the Service program (a keepsake in its own right) at:
    https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/images/2018-ace/pdf/wwi_armistice_sacred-service_program_11_11_2018.pdf
    View full length unedited video of service at: 
    ww1cc.org/sacredservice
     
    Special Thanks
    Washington National Cathedral
     
    Sponsors:
    The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission
    The Doughboy Foundation
     
    Production:
    Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

    • 1 hr 19 min
    First into Germany: SGT Roy Holtz

    First into Germany: SGT Roy Holtz

    SPECIAL: First Man into Germany - And He Did it on a Harley
    Episode #147
    SPECIAL: 
    First into Germany: SGT Roy Holtz - And he did it on a Harley
    By author Robert LaplanderRead by Host, Theo Mayer
    Introduction | 01:55 
    Part 1: Yup, That’s Me! | 03:10
    Part 2: It’s Off to War… | 08:25
    Part 3: Rolling With the Red Arrow! | 14:25
    Part 4: Oh… You’ve GOT to be kidding!? | 20:05
    Part 5: The Real Story Behind the Picture. | 27:10
    Epilog | 32:50----more----
    RELATED LINKS
    Rob Laplander Links
    https://www.amazon.com/Robert-Laplander/e/B06W5MR685%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share 
    https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/communicate/press-media/wwi-centennial-news/1953-four-questions-for-bob-laplander-of-finding-the-lost-battalion-and-doughboy-mia.html 
    http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/lostbattalion 
    https://www.facebook.com/robert.laplander 
    https://www.wsj.com/articles/doughboy-mia-makes-sure-missing-world-war-i-heroes-get-recognition-1495443601 
    https://www.army.mil/article/189688/volunteer_doughboy_team_works_to_bring_wwi_mias_home 
    https://www.legion.org/magazine/239680/doughboy-mia 
    Links to Harley info
    :https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/museum/explore/archives.html 
    http://www.ridingvintage.com/2012/12/war-machines-american-motorcycles-of-wwi.html 
    https://www.thrillist.com/cars/history-of-u-s-military-motorcycles 
    http://www.foxnews.com/auto/2018/06/29/100-year-old-harley-davidson-returns-from-france-to-honor-american-wwi-soldiers.html 
    https://www.facebook.com/operationtwinlinks/ 
     
    Sponsors:
    The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission
    The Doughboy Foundation
     
    Production:
    Producer & Host: Theo Mayer
    Line Producer: Katherine Akey & Katz Laszlo
    Interview editing: Mac Nelsen and Tim Crowe
    Research: JL Michaud

    • 38 min
    WWl Through Many Lenses

    WWl Through Many Lenses

    WWl Through Many Lenses
    Host: Theo Mayer
    Bells of Peace 2019 - Host | @02:05
    The Cultural Impact of WWI - Dr. Jay Winter | @05:05
    Japan’s Impact on WWI - Dr. Frederick Dickenson | @11:55
    The Impact of WWI on the World - Sir Hugh Strachan | @19:50
    Speaking WWI: Tank - Host | @27:15
    WWI War Tech: Many lenses looking - Host | @28:55
    They Shall Not Grow Old: A vision realized - Brent Burge | @33:10----more----
    SPECIAL
    Commission News
    Bells of Peace 2019 & Bells of Peace Participation App - Host
    Link: http://ww1cc.org/bells
    https://tombguard.org/centennial/#national_salute 
    World War One Then
    Historians Corner:
    The Cultural Impact of WWI - Dr. Jay Winter
    Links:http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-morrison-winter-20140625-column.html
    http://www.dw.com/en/world-war-i-created-new-culture-of-mourning/a-17233945
    https://www.amazon.com/Remembering-War-between-History-Century/dp/0300110685
    Japan’s Impact on WWI - Dr. Frederick Disckenson
    Links:http://www.history.upenn.edu/publications/2001/frederick-r-dickinson
    http://www.history.upenn.edu/publications/2013/frederick-r-dickinson
    https://www.dancarlin.com/product/hardcore-history-62-supernova-in-the-east-i/
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WG_SzUVNo8I
    https://www.c-span.org/video/?322722-5/discussion-japan-world-war
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3oSaG0WiD8
    The Impact of WWI on the World - Sir Hugh Strachan
    Links: https://www.asc.ox.ac.uk/person/67
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hew_Strachan 
    World War One Now
    Speaking WWI
    “Tank” - Host 
    link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_tank
    WWI War Tech
    Imaging - Host
    Links:https://blog.nationalarchives.gov.uk/blog/aerial-photography-first-world-war/ 
    https://www.wired.com/2014/08/wwi-photos/  
    http://dronecenter.bard.edu/wwi-photography/ 
    https://unwritten-record.blogs.archives.gov/2017/03/16/shooting-world-war-i-the-history-of-the-army-signal-corps-cameramen-1917-1918/    
    https://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/30/photos-world-war-i-images-museums-battle-great-war/   
    https://blog.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk/the-vest-pocket-kodak-was-the-soldiers-camera/  
    https://encyclopedia.1914-1918-online.net/article/photography 
    https://www.amateurphotographer.co.uk/technique/interviews/vest-pocket-kodak-book-107481 
    Spotlight on the media
    They Shall Not Grow Old - Brent Burge
    Links: https://www.fathomevents.com 
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74h-o8dFU8E 
     
    Sponsors:
    The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission
    The Doughboy Foundation
    Production:
    Producer & Host: Theo Mayer
    Line Producer: Katherine Akey
    Interview editing: Mac Nelsen and Tim Crowe
    Research: JL Michaud
    Intern: Rachel Hurt

    • 47 min
    Overtures To Peace & Baseball - Ep.#145

    Overtures To Peace & Baseball - Ep.#145

    Overtures To Peace & Baseball
    Episode #145
    Host: Theo Mayer
    Overtures to peace - Host | @01:30
    Atrocities in Syria - Mike Shuster | @08:20 
    America Emerges: Sgt. Alvin York - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:00
    Remembering Veterans: Charles Edward Dilkes - Dr. Virginia Dilkes | @20:45
    Speaking WWI: Teddy Bear Suit - Host | @28:05
    Historian’s Corner: Baseball in WWI - Jim Leeke | @31:20
    100C/100M: Springdale PA - Mayor Jo Bertoline & Patrick Murray | @37:50----more----
    World War One Then
    100 Years Ago 
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    https://nyti.ms/2C0ZL2y
    Great War Project
    http://greatwarproject.org/2018/10/07/horrible-massacre-in-syria/
    America emerges: Military Stories from WW1
    http://www.edwardlengel.com/alvin-yorks-tragic-glory/
    https://www.facebook.com/EdwardLengelAuthor/
    http://www.edwardlengel.com/about/
    World War One Now
    Remembering Veterans
    https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/nj-wwi-centennial-events/eventdetail/6717/remembering-world-war-i-through-the-eyes-of-a-wwi-veteran-charles-edward-dilkes.html
    https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/commemorate/family-ties/stories-of-service/2952-charles-edward-dilkes-sgt.html
    Speaking WWI - The Teddy Bear Suit 
    https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/3087941.pdf
     
    Historian Corner
    https://www.amazon.com/Dugouts-Trenches-Baseball-during-Great/dp/0803290721
    http://www.aabaseball.org/
    https://www.loc.gov/collections/stars-and-stripes/?sb=date
    https://twitter.com/ww1baseball?lang=en
     
    100Cities/100Memorials - Springdale PA
    www.ww1cc.org/100cities
     
    Sponsors:
    The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission
    The Doughboy Foundation
     
    Production:
    Producer & Host: Theo Mayer
    Line Producer: Katherine Akey
    Additional Scripting: Dr. Edward Lengel
    Interview editing: Mac Nelsen and Tim Crowe
    Research: JL Michaud
    Intern: Rachel Hurt

    • 48 min
    October 1918 & The Lost Battalion

    October 1918 & The Lost Battalion

    October 1918 & The Lost Battalion 
    Episode #144
    Host: Theo Mayer
    October 1918 Overview Roundtable - Dr. Edward Lengel & Katherine Akey | @02:15
    Historians Corner: Lost Battalion - Ron Laplander | @18:25
    Shifting sands and hard fighting - Mike Shuster | @25:10
    Remembering Veterans: Story of John Foster - Mark Foster | @29:40
    US Army CMH WWI Website - Dr. Erik Villard | @35:00
    Spotlight On The Media 1: Dr. Edward Lengel | @40:15
    Spotlight On The Media 2: Lost Battalion Documentary - Mark Fastoso & John King | @42:50

    World War One Then
    October 1918 Roundtable: Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Host
    Historian Corner with Rob Laplander
    https://www.amazon.com/Finding-Lost-Battalion-Legends-Americas/dp/1411676564

    https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/doughboy-mia-home.html 

    World War One Now
    Remembering Veterans
    https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/commemorate/family-ties/stories-of-service/4382-john-chester-foster.html

    https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/commemorate/family-ties/stories-of-service.html

    http://ww1cc.org/guide 

    https://history.army.mil/html/bookshelves/resmat/wwi/prologue/default/index.html

    https://history.army.mil/index.html

    https://history.army.mil/html/bookshelves/collect/wwi-cb.html

    Spotlight in the Media
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IF7a-370JeE

    https://www.c-span.org/video/?450879-1/the-lost-battalion 

    http://www.echofilmsproductions.com/the-lost-battalion.html

    Guests:

    Dr. Edward Lengel, Military historian and author 
    Rob Laplander, Author, citizen historian and the driving force behind the Doughboy MIA project
    Mike Shuster, Curator for the great war project blog
    Dr. Tom Jackson, Executive Director of the Georgia WW1 Centennial Commission
    Mark Foster, grandson of WW1 Veteran John Foster
    Dr. Erik Villard, Digital Historian at the Center for Military History
    Mark Fastoso and John King, two of the Producers of the new documentary titled The Lost Battalion
    Katherine Akey, WWI Photography specialist and line producer for the podcast
    Sponsors:

    The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

    The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

    The Starr Foundation

    Production:

    Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

    Line Producer: Katherine Akey

    Interview editing: Mac Nelsen and Tim Crowe

    Research: JL Michaud

    Intern: Rachel Hurt

    • 51 min
    FOCUS ON: The New WWI Memorial in DC

    FOCUS ON: The New WWI Memorial in DC

    It has been 100 Years in The Making - this entire episode is dedicated to story of how the National WWI Memorial In Washington, D.C. is coming to be.

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
40 Ratings

40 Ratings

EBurro ,

WWI Centennial podcast

The mix of reportage, week to week narration of events and highlights on a wide range of WWI related topics, plus coverage of centennial connotations has been superlative. Well balanced. excellent content and consistently
Good production value.
A wonderful source for armchair historians, and teachers and students.

andrew_colonel ,

World War I History must listen.

I’m an avid listener of this podcast and appreciate learning about new WWI topics from the numerous guests who are interviewed from week to week. I also feel that we are experiencing history in the making as the WW1CC commemorates the Centennial.

Disappointed Millennial ,

We want more!

Love all the different topics brought up about the Great War. And what everyone is doing to commemorate it! Definitely a good listen for on your way to work.

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