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Film tells of fight for Doughboy memorial in Washington

US newspaper the Intelligencer reports how a documentary film about the last American veteran of World War I, Frank Buckles, highlights his fight for a memorial to his comrades on the National Mall in Washington, DC. The unfinished film, Pershing’s Last … Continue reading

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An American in France

‘What I have a vivid memory of is the French soldiers – being in a small village and going into a local wine shop in the evening. ‘They had very, very little money. But they were having wine and singing … Continue reading

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