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Robert Remington Fights World War I

Robert Remington looked much younger than his 17 years when he joined the U.S. Army at Yale Field on April 23, 1917, less than three weeks after the United States entered World War I. He came from a poor Hamden, ...

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Connecticut’s Enormous World War I Archive

Connecticut owes its enormous World War I archive to George Godard, the state librarian during World War I. Godard had hoarding tendencies. He also had a desire for future generations to understand what the people of Connecticut did during the ...

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The Gravesites of Six Revolutionary Heroines

The gravesites of such revolutionary heroes as Paul Revere and Nathan Hale are well known and well marked, but where are the revolutionary heroines buried? The New England Historical Society searched for the stories of courageous women willing to sacrifice ...

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