Monthly Archives: January 2018

AMERICAN FORCE RESISTS INTEGRATION

Recall Vicious Race Riot, After Black Soldiers Marched in Houston. Many Died. Pershing Opposes Integration. Special to The Great War Project. (7 January) Thousands of black Americans hoped service in the army would soon lead to equality more broadly in the United States, but they were disappointed. Blacks agitated for more equality, but unfortunately, they…

CRISIS FOR THE ALLIES

German Troops Outnumber Allies; British Running Out of Men. Americans Resist Joining British, French Units Special to The Great War Project. (1 January) The United States approaches its involvement in the war very cautiously. Even the withdrawal of Russia from the war does not change the U.S. strategy. On the first day of the new…