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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Greenville

On April 6, 1917, the U.S. joined its allies– France, Britain, and Russia–to fight in the World War (WWI). The citizens of Greenville, New Hampshire were quick to do their part. By June of 1917 events had already been held … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Portsmouth

The Portsmouth Navy Yard was an important center of ship building during World War I, with the principal focus being the construction of submarines and small boats and repairing of warships.  The book, New Hampshire : a guide to the … Continue reading

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Manchester NH’s First Greek-American to die in WW1: Pvt. Christos N. Kalivas

Today  a lovely spot, first called Park Common, and bordered by Cedar, Lake Ave, Pine and Chestnut Streets, is known as Kalivas Park. It was first dedicated in 1940 in memory of Christos N. Kalivas, who was killed during World … Continue reading

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