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Turbo Facts: Equality Pays

American women who joined the military in WW1 served actively in the navy and were paid exactly the same as men, and were treated like veterans after the war.

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War Fact

It's been a while...Happy New Year!

Well its been quite a while since I got on the blog! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year! I haven’t had much opportunity to shoot lately, its just been so busy, with the holidays, family, and work. 348 more words


January 16 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
The battery of field artillery that fired the first American shot against the Germans was commanded by a San Antonio officer, Captain Ralph Heard, according to letters received in San Antonio from members of the expeditionary force.  57 more words


Continuing Grace's letter

After commenting on Estelle’s book, Grace foster continued, “Cleve’s homestead was south of your Grandparents. We know he came in 1903 to help Fosters move up . 620 more words

14 January 1916

I want you to know what I went through by volunteering for the Front. God made me feel with absolute certainty – I suppose to increase the merit of the offering – that I shall be killed.

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Part 11: Esprit de Corps

MGC Song

By F L Shaw

We’re the Corps born yesterday

We’re the Corps that’s come to stay

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About the ashes we gather

eye-to-eye breathing, the nocturnal stained sheets

colorblind and strewn

messy as we marched, as in our dreams:

badge beneath tongue… 90 more words