Posts Tagged ‘Peter Thompson’

Weekly Comment:
Irish America and WWI: The Story of Peter Thompson

April 6, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the entrance of the United States into World War I. Irish Americans were mixed about intervention in Europe‚Äôs war, some supporting the dictum “England’s difficulty isIreland’s opportunity,” but nonetheless hundred of thousands of them enlisted to fight. Among the Irish who fought in America’s military was Butte,Read more..