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Linda Andrews · 2d ago

Acts Against Liberty

In war, everyone makes sacrifices. Not all of them are voluntary, some are legislated. After declaring war on the Central Powers, the US opened another front, a home front, against hyphenate...
Linda Andrews · 5d ago

Taking Care

Nothing advances medicine more than war. The injuries inflicted on soldiers and civilians evolve because of advances in weaponry. And while World War 1 was the first fully industrial war, th...
Linda Andrews · 1w ago

The First International Aid Movement

I grew up in an age of international aid. Any time a disaster happens in the world, nations come together to provide medical, food, and other supplies to those effected. Earthquakes in Haiti...
Linda Andrews · 1W ago

A Hundred Years Ago

For women, remaining single today doesn’t carry the same stigma as it did 100 years ago. You know the words associated with single women—spinster, old maid, dependent aunt, family drudge. Si...
Linda Andrews · 1W ago

Communication is Key

Communication is key in war. And I don’t mean among the armed forces on both sides of the conflict. I refer to the soldiers and their families, between those behind enemy lines and those on ...
Linda Andrews · 2W ago

A Great Response to the Great War

I grew up in an age of international aid. Any time a disaster happens in the world, the world comes to together to provide medical, food, and other supplies to those effected. Earthquakes in...
Linda Andrews · 2W ago

Once We were United

In 1917 when U.S. President Woodrow Wilson declared war on Germany, the entire nation went to war. Families didn’t just send their sons and daughters overseas, they too were expected to make...
Linda Andrews · 2W ago

Going from Here to Over There

On the groups I belong to, I often see the question if American troops in World War 1 really mattered. The short answer is yes. When the US entered the war, the allies believed the battles w...
Linda Andrews · 3W ago

Before the Flood, there was a trickle

Just because the US declared war in 1917 didn’t mean we were able to send millions of troops to the front within months. And just because the US had declared its neutrality in 1914, didn’t m...
Linda Andrews · 3W ago

Why We Went

This month marks the 100th Anniversary of the United States into the First World War. So I thought I’d devote the month to the nuggets I discovered while researching WW1 for my Love’s Great ...