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Sep 18, 2018 - Grandpa heads to the front—Baccarat

Americans don’t remember much about the First World War, mostly probably because the second one came so soon after the first and was such a huge event for the U.S. by comparison. We forget how miserable, stupid, useless, and horrible the first one was. Half of the deaths in the war were from Spanish Flu, which was spread far and wide by having men first contained in crowded barracks and then shipping them all over the world. Spanish Flu (an H1N1 virus) could fill your lungs with fluid and kill you in one day. On Grandpa’s ship, the U.S.S....

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