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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 Lewis

American Lake, Washington Camp Lewis was established in July 1917 as the training camp for the 91st “Wild West” Infantry Division of the National Army, which was comprised of inducted men from at least fourteen states, the greatest contributors of which were California, Washington, and Montana. The 91st occupied the camp from August 1917 – […]

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