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The First World War Turns 100: Time To Reflect

Tyrades!

Kudos to the nation’s newspaper editors for making a valiant effort to prepare us for the upcoming (July 28) 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War.
Fred Mertz got his “doughboy” uniform out of mothballs on “I Love Lucy,” you may have caught Gary Cooper as Sgt. Alvin C. York on the late show and Snoopy is forever muttering, “Curse you, Red Baron!”; but except for encroaching on the second season of “Downtown Abbey,” World War I has been mostly out of sight, out of mind.
I’m afraid it’s an uphill battle to get ...


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