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American History World War I

‘Hello Girls’: The Story of American’s Forgotten Female Soldiers

The ‘Hello Girls’ of WWI were integral to the war’s outcome. Sadly, few people know their heroic story. Learn about America’s first women soldiers as award-winning historian Elizabeth Cobbs discusses her latest book, The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers (Harvard University Press).

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20th Century American History Biography Latter-day Saint History Latter-day Saints World War I

World War 1 Diaries: Historian Kent Powell on Utah’s Only Latter-day Saint Wartime Journal

Kent Powell is a Utah historian and editor of “Nels Anderson’s World War I Diary.” Anderson is the only Utah Latter-day Saint to keep a diary during the first World War, significantly adding to war stories told in Saints 3: Boldly, Nobly, and Independent.