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World War I New York

Kevin C. Fitzpatrick

World War I New York

a guide to the city"s enduring ties to the Great War

by Kevin C. Fitzpatrick

  • 66 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Monuments,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Military History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesWorld War One New York, WWI New York
    StatementKevin C. Fitzpatrick
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD570.85.N5 F58 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 189 pages
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26924100M
    ISBN 101493028030
    ISBN 109781493028030
    LC Control Number2017008368
    OCLC/WorldCa974213031

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    ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Compilation of articles that appeared in the New York times from through Description.   (The Granger Collection, New York) By Megan Gambino The memoir has been called the best-known book of a woman’s World War I experience, and is .

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Kevin C. Fitzpatrick is a licensed New York City Sightseeing Guide who has conducted city walking tours since He is the author of The Governors Island Explorer’s Guide (Globe Pequot) and has been leading walking tours of the Island since He has written The Algonquin Round Table New York: A Historical Guide (Lyons Press) and four other books about New York/5(8).

Alvin Cullum York (Decem – September 2, ), also known as Sergeant York, was one of the most decorated United States Army soldiers of World War I.

He received the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German machine gun nest, taking at least one machine gun, killing at least 25 enemy soldiers and capturing York's Medal of Honor action occurred during the United States Rank: Sergeant (active), Major (Hon.), Colonel (Tenn.).

In one million soldiers, sailors, and Marines departed for France to fight in World War I from New York. The city was an important hub during the war as the recruiting and patriotic efforts continued.

Following the Armistice inmore memorials were erected to veterans than for any other event, even the Civil War. Now on the centennial, explore more than 50 locations in New York that.

Experience the history, politics, and tragedy of World War II as never before seen through the original, often firsthand daily reportage of The New York Times, our country's newspaper of Times' complete coverage of World War II is now available for the first time in this unique package/5.

The Black Tom explosion was an act of sabotage by German agents to destroy U.S.-made munitions that were to be supplied to the Allies in World War explosions, which occurred on Jin the New York Harbor, killed four people and destroyed some $20, worth of military goods. This incident, which happened prior to U.S.

entry into World War I, also damaged the Statue of : Ja.m. (EST; GMT−5). Francis Patrick Duffy (May 2, – J ) was a Canadian American soldier, Roman Catholic priest and military chaplain.

Duffy served as chaplain for the 69th Infantry Regiment (known as the "Fighting 69th"), a unit of the New York Army National Guard largely drawn from the city's Irish-American and immigrant population.

He served in the Spanish–American War (), but it is his. The book is literature in a course that deals with the First World War. The book is divided into themes and each theme contains both primary and secondary sources. Very interesting and readable book that reveals much facts from the war that are not so well known but also secret agreements made by the nations at war/5(9).

New York Times Book of World War I. -- New York: Arno Press, LC Call Number: DN73 Alc. Articles from the New York Times about the conflict are arranged in alphabetical order.

Bruce, Anthony. An Illustrated Companion to the First World War. -- London: Penguin,   One of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of the Year. Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize (History).

The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in is historian Christopher Clark’s riveting account of the explosive beginnings of World War I.

Drawing on new scholarship, Clark offers a fresh look at World War I, focusing not on the battles and atrocities of the war. The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I; Barbara W.

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Of the hundreds of books about World War II Author: Thomas E. Ricks. A lavish, loving portrait of New York City during World War II, this book is consistently well written, entertaining and frequently thought provoking.

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Now on the centennial, explore more than locations in New York that have ties to The Great War and tell the stories behind each. Part One of World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War covers all five Boroughs of New York City, as well as parts of Long Island and New Jersey.

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Located at the New York State Archives. Starlight, Alexander. The Pictorial record of the 27th Division. New York: Harper. The participation of women in war also tends to be excluded by the public imagination, a failing that two new books seek to address.

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More than 70 million military personnel were mobilized in one of the largest wars in history. This category includes non-fiction books as well as historical novels that are set during World War I.