Over There

On June 26, 1917, nearly three years after hostilities commenced, U.S. troops joined the British and French soldiers fighting Germany on the Western Front in World War I. After fighting started in 1914, America chose to remain neutral, figuring the fighting was essentially Europe’s problem. The country did attempt to play peacemaker, although that didn’t go so well. After a German U-boat sank the Lusitania in … Continue reading Over There