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Knights Without Parachutes — jimmy doolittle

100th Anniversary of US Entry into World War 1

albert ball eddie rickenbacker eugene bullard james norman hall jimmy doolittle mick mannock raoul lufbery red baron

100th Anniversary of US Entry into World War 1

Did US Entry Help the Air War? Did the Air War Help US Entry? On April 6, 1917, the US entered the war. What effect did the air war have on US entry, and what effect did US entry have on the air war? We talked to Andy Parks about these questions, who pointed to the experience of his own extended family. Many whose views had started out isolationist were pushed toward patriotism and the war effort as German submarine warfare and the Zimmerman telegram made Germany feel like a real threat, even from across the Atlantic. Andy's grandfather Charles Parks...

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