Remembering the First World War

We present the service records of  Delaware WWI Soldiers James Harlan Gause (pictured),  Edgar Robert Goldsborough and Thomas Windal Eaton today. During the week leading to July 10th, 1917, Germany bombards London from the air killing or wounding nearly 200 Londoners and the final initiative of the Russian army begins: The Kerensky Offensive, which eventually … More Remembering the First World War

Remembering WWI on Independence Day. The Battle of Sommes Begins

Newspaper accounts of world events and life in Delaware exactly one hundred years ago on the 4th of July weekend, 1916 are provided, as are the service records of two Delaware soldiers and a war savings society poster from the DHS collection. The Battle of Sommes began July 1st, 1916 and continued intermittently through November, … More Remembering WWI on Independence Day. The Battle of Sommes Begins