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WW1 Centennial News: The Doughboy Podcast

CN PodcastLogo Final gray lowerThe Doughboy Podcast is about what happened 100 years ago during and after the War that changed the world --- and it is also about NOW - How WWI is still present in our daily lives - How it is remembered and discussed, learned and taught - but most importantly - the podcast is about why and how we will never let awareness of WWI fall back into the mists of obscurity.

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WWI Commemorative Sacred Service from Nov.11 2018

The Doughboy Podcast for November 11, 2019 - Episode #148

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SPECIAL: Sacred Service

If you play this episode on 11/11 starting at 10:03:30 am local, the Bells of Peace will toll at 11am exactly.

Episode #148

Host: Theo Mayer

 

This special episode brings you the sound of World War I Armistice Day Sacred Service, a multi-denominational service honoring the Centennial of the WWI Armistice, from the WWI Centennial Commission in partnership with Washington National Cathedral. 

Download the Service program (a keepsake in its own right) at:
https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/images/2018-ace/pdf/wwi_armistice_sacred-service_program_11_11_2018.pdf

Read more: The Doughboy Podcast - Episode #148 11/11/19

Roy Holtz on Harley ridding through Belgium town of Spa

The Doughboy Podcast for November 4, 2019 - Episode #147

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SPECIAL: First Man into Germany

The full unabridged story of
First into Germany: SGT Roy Holtz - And he did it on a Harley
By author Robert Laplander
Read by Host, Theo Mayer

  • Introduction | 01:55 
  • Part 1: Yup, That’s Me! | 03:10
  • Part 2: It’s Off to War… | 08:25
  • Part 3: Rolling With the Red Arrow! | 14:25
  • Part 4: Oh… You’ve GOT to be kidding!? | 20:05
  • Part 5: The Real Story Behind the Picture. | 27:10
  • Epilog | 32:50

Read more: The Doughboy Podcast - Episode #147 11/04/19

Kodak VPK Camera

The Doughboy Podcast for October 28, 2019 - Episode #146

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WWl Through Many Lenses

Host: Theo Mayer

  • Bells of Peace 2019 - Host | @02:05
  • The Cultural Impact of WWI - Dr. Jay Winter | @05:05
  • Japan’s Impact on WWI - Dr. Frederick Dickenson | @11:55
  • The Impact of WWI on the World - Sir Hugh Strachan | @19:50
  • Speaking WWI: Tank - Host | @27:15
  • WWI War Tech: Many lenses looking - Host | @28:55
  • They Shall Not Grow Old: A vision realized - Brent Burge | @33:10

Read more: The Doughboy Podcast - Episode #146 10/28/19

Woodrow Wilson is approached by Central Powers making overtures to a cease fire - In large part because of his 14 points

The Doughboy Podcast for October 21, 2019 - Episode #145

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Highlights: Overtures for Peace & Baseball

Episode #145

Host: Theo Mayer

  • Overtures to peace - Host | @01:30
  • Atrocities in Syria - Mike Shuster | @08:20 
  • America Emerges: Sgt. Alvin York - Dr. Edward Lengel | @13:00
  • Remembering Veterans: Charles Edward Dilkes - Dr. Virginia Dilkes | @20:45
  • Speaking WWI: Teddy Bear Suit - Host | @28:05
  • Historian’s Corner: Baseball in WWI - Jim Leeke | @31:20
  • 100C/100M: Springdale PA - Mayor Jo Bertoline & Patrick Murray | @37:50

 

Read more: The Doughboy Podcast - Episode #145 10/21/19

Tens of thousands of German soldiers are captured in October of 1918

The Doughboy Podcast for October 14, 2019 - Episode #144

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Highlights: October 1918 & The Lost Battalion

Episode #144

Host - Theo Mayer

Host: Theo Mayer

  • October 1918 Overview Roundtable - Dr. Edward Lengel & Katherine Akey | @02:15
  • Historians Corner: Lost Battalion - Ron Laplander | @18:25
  • Shifting sands and hard fighting - Mike Shuster | @25:10
  • Remembering Veterans: Story of John Foster - Mark Foster | @29:40
  • US Army CMH WWI Website - Dr. Erik Villard | @35:00
  • Spotlight On The Media 1: Dr. Edward Lengel | @40:15
  • Spotlight On The Media 2: Lost Battalion Documentary - Mark Fastoso & John King | @42:50

Read more: The Doughboy Podcast - Episode #144 10/14/19

From sketch to reality - the WWI Memorial Design

WW1 Centennial News for October 07, 2019 - Episode #143

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FOCUS ON: The New WWI Memorial

Episode #143

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Announcement: Bells of Peace 2019 | @ 01:10
  • NCPC Design approval | @ 03:35
  • Why we MUST build this  - Terry Hamby | @ 06:20
  • If not YOU then WHO? - Edwin Fountain | @ 08:25
  • Why a Nat. Memorial in KC and DC? - Dr. Mathew Naylor | @ 11:50
  • The Memorial in the Park - Edwin Fountain | @ 14:30
  • The International Design Competition - Host | @ 16:40
  • “And the Winner is:” - Joe Weishaar & Sabin Howard | @ 18:00
  • Interpretation & Education - Dr. Libby O’Connell | @ 24:20
  • “A Soldier’s Journey” - Sabin Howard | @ 28:35
  • Where Tradition and the Future Meet - Sabin Howard | @ 33:45
  • Dizzying Parallel Tracks | @ 42:10
  • “And the Bronze Metal goes to…”  - Steve Maule | @ 44:20
  • Final Design - APPROVED - various | @ 51:10
  • The First Mile and the Last Mile: Fundraising - Edwin Fountain | @ 53:30

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #143 10/07/19

Dr. John Morrow

WW1 Centennial News for September 30, 2019 - Episode #142

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Dr. John Morrow: Lifetime Achievement Award For Military Writing

Episode #142

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Posts raising money for Nat. WWI Memorial - Derek Sansone & David Hamon  | @ 02:10
  • 100 Years ago - Host | @ 08:55
  • Born in the Month of September - David Kramer | @ 16:30
  • Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing - Dr. John Morrow | @ 22:50
  • The Buzz: Selected Posts from the Internet - Host | @ 37:15

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #142 09/30/19

Homing pigeon launching from tank

WW1 Centennial News for September 23, 2019 - Episode #141

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FOCUS ON: The Animals of WWI

Episode #141

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Breaking News: CFA’s final approval of Memorial design- Host | @01:25
  • Horses in WWI - Cindy Rullman & Joe Ellen Hayden | @05:05
  • Pigeons in WWI - Andrew Blechman | @12:20
  • Dogs and Mascots in WWI - Jacy Jenkins & Jordan Beck | @21:00
  • Legless, Wingless critter serving in WWI - Leah Tams  | @30:25

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #141 09/23/19

Steel Workers Strike in 1919

WW1 Centennial News for September 16, 2019 - Episode #140

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The American Worker & WWI

Episode #140

Host - Theo Mayer

  • The American Worker & WWI - Host | @ 05:15
  • Labor Gains & Labor Losses - Dr. Mark Robbins | @ 10:05
  • A Century in the Making: Article by Traci Slatton- Host | @ 19:20
  • Historian's Corner - Col. Michael Visconage, USMC (ret.) | @ 30:15
  • The Buzz: Posts from the internet - Host | @ 39:05

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #140 09/16/19

Elsie Janis, USA Signal Corps and AFS Ambulance collage

WW1 Centennial News for September 09, 2019 - Episode #139

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FOCUS ON - The Non-Combatants of WWI

Episode #139

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Unprecedented  logistics - Joe Johnson | @ 05:00
  • The US Army Signal Corps - Host | @ 09:15
  • The Hello Girls - Dr. Elizabeth Cobb | @ 11:30
  • Medical Support Services & the AFS - Nicole Milano | @ 15:50
  • The US Postal Service in WWI - Lynn Heidelbaugh | @ 22:15
  • The Stars & Stripes - Robert Rheid | @ 25:40
  • The Doughboy’s Sweetheart: Elsie Janis - Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 28:15
  • Bringing Soldiers to God and God to Soldiers - Dr. John Boyd | @ 32:05
  • Donuts and Coffee - Patri O’Gan | @ 34:25

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #139 09/09/19

American Legion Post 43 in the 30's

WW1 Centennial News for September 02, 2019 - Episode #138

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Highlights: War Football & the NFL

Episode #138

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago: Woodrow Wilson’s last chapter - Host | @ 02:15
  • A Century In The Making: From the Sabin Howard Sculpture Studio - Host | @ 12:15
    Remembering Veterans: Camp Doughboy “4” - Kevin Fitzpatrick | @ 13:45 
  • Spotlight on the Media: “War Football: World War I and the Birth of the NFL” - Chris Serb | @ 22:30
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch - Host | @ 34:50

Read more: WW1 Centennial News - Episode #138 09/02/19

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