This 16-page issue of our newsletter commemorates the 100th anniversary of the armistice which ended World War I just 100 years ago.
Contents: Connecticut's Irish in World War I --Hartford Red Cross nurse served amid bombardments --Sgt. Stubby and Cpl. Conroy went off to war --With roots in Canada, Lafferty got into the fight early --Picketing White House in wartime: patriotic or treason? --Ansonia native among nation’s first female sailors --Medals and monument honor Fair Haven Irish lads --Daring young men in their flying machines --Knights of Columbus offered soup and solace for friend and foe alike --Sailor from Roscommon wrote poetry aboard destroyer --Windsor Locks physician cited for extraordinary valor --Manchester native skilled with both scalpel and pen --Kilted Hartford warrior died at Amiens --Doctor aided reconstruction in Serbia, Albania --Driving a Cadillac 8 --Joy and sorrow mingled when armistice ended the killing --Sgt. Thomas Donovan buried in Belgium on Armistice Day.
Connecticut Irish-American Historical Society, "The Shanachie, Volume 30, Number 4" (2018). The Shanachie (CIAHS). 59.
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