100 Years Ago Today: Buy More Liberty Loans

Aspen Democrat-Times, March 19, 1919 To read the propaganda promoting Liberty Loans between 1917 - 1919, you would think that if you didn't buy one of these loans -- also known as bonds and as securities -- you were not only un-American, you were actively aiding the Central Powers in killing our soldiers and welcoming …

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100 Years Ago Today: Eat Mangel Soup

EAT MANGEL SOUPWITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN FRANCE, Jan. 11 -- Darmstadt's civilian population has been staving off starvation with mangel soup, mangels stewed in water before American occupation, according to Edward Prunier, of New Haven, Conn., private in the 102nd infantry, 26th division, who was prisoner of war there for eight months."The Boche have …

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