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The Great War, Woodrow Wilson, and the savaging of the idea of America

Wilson, in declaring war on Germany in 1917, also declared war on a good portion of America as well.

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Winston Churchill’s World War II saga (part 3): Churchill the writer

In November 1895, Winston Churchill sailed for America for the first time. His ultimate destination was Cuba, where the Spanish government was attempting to put down an insurrection by Cuban rebels. The twenty-year-old Churchill (he turned twenty-one while in Cuba) was a Second Lieutenant in the British Army, and he was going to Cuba as […]

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