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The 103rd Field Artillery on the Western Front in World War I
2 days ago

The 103rd Field Artillery on the Western Front in World War I

While tiny Rhode Island contributed her fair share of men to serve in the United States Army, Navy, and Marine Corps during World War I, only one organized unit of …
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Welcome Aboard the USS Rumford
1 week ago

Welcome Aboard the USS Rumford

By  •  Military

When the United States declared war on Germany and Austria-Hungary on April 6, 1917 and entered the Great War, it created an urgent need to train members of the armed …
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Rhode Island Militia Battles the Dreaded British Captain James Wallace on Prudence Island
2 weeks ago

Rhode Island Militia Battles the Dreaded British Captain James Wallace on Prudence Island

The American Revolution was fought from Maine to Illinois, hundreds of military encounters occurring in what eventually became the United States of America. Among those events were two skirmishes on …
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