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“And Then Came Devens”….. la grande guerre et la grande grippe: War and Influenza

Camp Devens Massachusetts

Camp Devens Massachusetts:  The Great War and The Great Influenza A blog about the Great Influenza pandemic came to mind while I was participating in planning about how to respond to a scheduled exhibit in Lewiston, ME, about Franco-American entrepreneurs, that was unexpectedly caught up in the coronavirus epidemic. Unfortunately, the wonderful exhibit opening, planned […]

La grande guerre et la grande grippe: War and Influenza

Armistice Day 1918

The Great War and the great flu of 1918. It was supposed to be the “war to end all wars”. “The Great War, as it was initially known, was indeed global, involving 20 countries on five continents. Yet today, among most Americans, the war is only vaguely recalled…obscured by a war that preceded it and […]