Tag Archives: World War I

Breaching the Hindenburg Line during World War I broke the spirit of the German enemy, and Army Cpl. James Heriot’s brave actions helped make it happen.
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The U.S. and Australia celebrated 100 years of “mateship” during a special Twilight Tattoo.
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A Brooklyn Marine received two Medals of Honor for heroism a century ago, but he also used two different names during his service.
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A Navy pharmacist’s mate went beyond the call of duty twice to save his comrades’ lives.
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On May 15, 1918, Pvt. Henry Johnson, a member of the all-black N.Y. National Guard 369th Infantry Regiment, fought for his life against 20 German soldiers.
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