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The Stars and Stripes


Collection Overview

The Stars and Stripes: The American Soldiers' Newspaper of World War I, 1918-1919 provides access to the newspaper provided to military personnel during World War I. This newspaper was written by servicemen for servicemen and was created to improve morale and provide unity within the American forces. Included in the newspaper was news from the home front, poetry, sports and cartoons. Also included were articles written by noted writers such as Alexander Woollcott, Harold Ross, and Grantland Rice.

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  • Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930

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