1. 2b [captions]) Enlisted In Skowhegan ....


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    John M. Longley (WWI, AEF, 26th Division, 103rd Infantry) recalls the locations of his early WWI training in Maine prior to leaving for Camp Bartlett in Massachusetts.

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    • 1) WWI Enlisting: cripe' sake ... we didn't know nothing


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      John M. Longley (WWI, AEF, 26th Division, 103rd Infantry) tells how as young men they didn't really know what they were getting into ...

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      • Half-Life of War - Patriots Park Memorial, Evanston, IL


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        Extra footage from Kyle Henry's Half-Life of War, a short documentary about forgotten war memorials. More info about this memorial dedicated to remembrance of the American Revolutionary, Civil, Spanish-American and first World War here https://everythingevanston.wordpress.com/2014/05/26/patriots-park/

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        • For the Fallen by Judith Shatin, performed by Christopher Buchanan


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          For the Fallen, for trumpet and electronics, was commissioned and premiered by Italian trumpeter Ivano Ascari. The electronics were made by processing recordings of the Peace Bell, one of the largest ringing bells in the world, located in Rovereto, Italy, Ivano's home town. The bell was originally made from cannons melted after WWI, and is rung daily in memory of the fallen of all wars. Composing it for the Centenary of the start of WWI, I had the constant reminder of current wars. This performance is by Christopher Buchanan, outstanding trumpet faculty at the University of Virginia, and took place on 11/7/14 as part of TechnoSonics XV: Found Sound, presented by the McIntire Department of Music and the Virginia Center for Computer Music (VCCM) in Old Cabell Auditorium at UVA.

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          • Half-Life of War - Abingdon Sq WWI Doughboy, NYC, NY


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            Extra footage from Kyle Henry's Half-Life of War, a short documentary about forgotten war memorials. More info about this monument, dedicated to the iconic WWI Doughboy American soldier, here http://www.abingdonsquare.org/the-doughboy/

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            • PTSD


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              A World War I soldier returns home after the war. But, his life becomes madness due to shell shock. Most commonly know as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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              • FLIGHT


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                • Christmas in the Trenches


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                  A folk song commemorating the Christmas truce held during the first World War 1, 1914- the 100th year anniversary of which is this year. Name your price at http://nualakennedy.bandcamp.com. Profits from the 2014 recording will be donated to the Wounded Warriors Fund. Contributions are welcome. www.woundedwarriors.org The Christmas truce was a series of widespread but unofficial ceasefires along the Western Front around Christmas 1914. In the week leading up to the holiday, German and British soldiers crossed trenches to exchange seasonal greetings and talk. In some areas, men from both sides ventured into no man's land on Christmas Eve, to mingle and exchange food and souvenirs. Several meetings ended in carol-singing. Christmas in the Trenches - Written by John McCutcheon (Appalsongs, ASCAP) Performed by Nuala Kennedy (PRS/MCPS) Press Enquiries: nuala@nualakennedy.com released 15 December 2014 Nuala Kennedy - vocals Jake Charron - guitar Pete Harvey- cello Shane Cook - fiddle Daniel Lapp - trumpet video art by Ruth Barrie Produced by Nuala Kennedy and Adam Berg Recorded, mixed and mastered by Adam Berg at Manifest Music, Santa Monica. Adam is currently nominated for a Grammy for his work as a producer on Mindi Abair’s album ‘Wildheart’ (featuring Booker T, Gregg Allman, Joe Perry, Trombone Shorty, and Keb Mo). www.manifestmusicproductions.com Nuala is currently nominated as Top Solo Performer of the Year in the Irish Music Awards. www.nualakennedy.com

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                  • Prisoners in their own country


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                    During the First World War, thousands of prisoners were taken overseas. But many Canadian citizens born in Europe were also held captive - by their own country. Internment camps across Canada held citizens who were considered a national threat, arrested and imprisoned. Report filed for CTV Saskatoon (CFQC) by Brady Knight. Original air date: October 28, 2014 © 2014 CTV/Bell Media

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                    • Women Poets of World War I


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                      Collaboration of the Poetry and Music Ensemble co-founder Audrey Ardern-Jones and d#Gents (www.dsharpgents.com). Excerpts from the programme "Women Poets of World War I" performed at Royal Overseas League, London in February 2014. Audrey Ardern-Jones, Poetry Lucas Jordan, Flute Fabricio Mattos, Guitar

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