soldier http://wamc.org en "Hundred Days: The Campaign That Ended World War I" By Nick Lloyd http://wamc.org/post/hundred-days-campaign-ended-world-war-i-nick-lloyd <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In the late summer of 1918, after four long years of senseless, stagnant fighting, the Western Front erupted. The bitter four-month struggle that ensued—known as the Hundred Days Campaign—saw some of the bloodiest and most ferocious combat of the Great War, as the Allies grimly worked to break the stalemate in the west and end the conflict that had decimated Europe.</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 86401 at http://wamc.org "Hundred Days: The Campaign That Ended World War I" By Nick Lloyd Berkshire County Soldier Killed In Afghanistan http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-county-soldier-killed-afghanistan <p>A U.S. Army soldier from the Berkshire County town of Dalton was among three killed Tuesday in an attack in Afghanistan.</p><p>According to military officials 24-year old Army Spc. Mitchell Kirk Daehling was killed along with fellow soldiers Spc. William Joseph Gilbert and Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey C. Baker. The soldiers were killed by an improvised explosive device.</p><p>Daehling was a 2006 graduate of Wahconah Regional High School. On the school’s website a statement reads in part, “Mitch was a true "Warrior" in every sense of the word.” The school’s mascot is the Warrior.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 21:56:10 +0000 Lucas Willard 64979 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1246 - Anthony Swofford http://wamc.org/post/book-show-1246-anthony-swofford <p>The 2005 publication of <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0743287215/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0743287215">Jarhead: A Marine&#39;s Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0743287215" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /> </em> changed author and former sniper Anthony Swofford&rsquo;s life. Tue, 05 Jun 2012 17:40:55 +0000 Joe Donahue 40796 at http://wamc.org The Book Show #1246 - Anthony Swofford