G. World War I (1914–1918)

World War I, also known as the Great War, was an international war that began with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary on June 28, 1914. 

The war lasted from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918.

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World War I - Camp Upcountry Overview | Let's Go!
World War I - Camp Upcountry Overview | Let's Go!

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The state's mild winters and railroad lines connecting them to the north made South Carolina a good location for U.S. Army World War I training camps. There were three total in the state, and two of...
African Americans in World War I | Let's Go!
African Americans in World War I | Let's Go!

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The National Selective Service Act became law in 1916, and in 1917 the U.S. was seeing its first instituted draft. The law simply said men aged 18 to 35 would be called on in the event of a draft. So...
On Writing Books And Articles - Dr. Fritz Hamer
On Writing Books And Articles - Dr. Fritz Hamer

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Dr. Fritz Hamer discusses the types of sources he used for writing A Southern City Reborn: Charleston, Its Navy Yard and World War II, as well as Forward Together: South Carolinians in the Great War.