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World War I

World War I & The Influenza Pandemic of 1918

What strange times we’re living in, yeah? I had imagined that I’d eventually write about the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919 (or “Spanish Flu”) because it was so intertwined with theĀ first World War; but I did not imagine that we’d be living through our own pandemic when I did. However, I think there is some solace […]

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World War I

Camp Funston

Camp Funston, with a capacity for some 43,000 soldiers, was established in July 1917. It was used as a temporary training cantonment within the permanent U. S. Army post, Fort Riley, for the 89th Infantry Division (National Army).

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