October 1918 & The Lost Battalion 

Episode #144

Host: Theo Mayer

  • October 1918 Overview Roundtable - Dr. Edward Lengel & Katherine Akey | @02:15
  • Historians Corner: Lost Battalion - Ron Laplander | @18:25
  • Shifting sands and hard fighting - Mike Shuster | @25:10
  • Remembering Veterans: Story of John Foster - Mark Foster | @29:40
  • US Army CMH WWI Website - Dr. Erik Villard | @35:00
  • Spotlight On The Media 1: Dr. Edward Lengel | @40:15
  • Spotlight On The Media 2: Lost Battalion Documentary - Mark Fastoso & John King | @42:50

World War One Then

October 1918 Roundtable: Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Host

Historian Corner with Rob Laplander

https://www.amazon.com/Finding-Lost-Battalion-Legends-Americas/dp/1411676564

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/doughboy-mia-home.html 

World War One Now

Remembering Veterans

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/commemorate/family-ties/stories-of-service/4382-john-chester-foster.html

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/commemorate/family-ties/stories-of-service.html

http://ww1cc.org/guide 

https://history.army.mil/html/bookshelves/resmat/wwi/prologue/default/index.html

https://history.army.mil/index.html

https://history.army.mil/html/bookshelves/collect/wwi-cb.html

Spotlight in the Media

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IF7a-370JeE

https://www.c-span.org/video/?450879-1/the-lost-battalion 

http://www.echofilmsproductions.com/the-lost-battalion.html

Guests:

  • Dr. Edward Lengel, Military historian and author 
  • Rob Laplander, Author, citizen historian and the driving force behind the Doughboy MIA project
  • Mike Shuster, Curator for the great war project blog
  • Dr. Tom Jackson, Executive Director of the Georgia WW1 Centennial Commission
  • Mark Foster, grandson of WW1 Veteran John Foster
  • Dr. Erik Villard, Digital Historian at the Center for Military History
  • Mark Fastoso and John King, two of the Producers of the new documentary titled The Lost Battalion
  • Katherine Akey, WWI Photography specialist and line producer for the podcast

Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Starr Foundation

Production:

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Katherine Akey

Interview editing: Mac Nelsen and Tim Crowe

Research: JL Michaud

Intern: Rachel Hurt

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