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World War I History

1917 - The first Americans entered combat when units from the U.S. Army's First Division were assigned trenches near Nancy, France.

1918 - Germany ceased its policy of unrestricted submarine warfare. The final German torpedo fired during the war sank the small British merchant ship Saint Barcham killing all eight crewmen.



World War I Quote

"We have stood apart, studiously neutral."
- President Woodrow Wilson, December 7, 1915

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