World War, 1914-1918--Songs and music
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in: Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library / The Hugo Keesing collection on music and World War I
Overview Contemporaneously referred to as "the war to end all wars," the First World War officially began in July 1914 and lasted until November 11, 1918, when Germany, the last of the Central Powers still standing, signed an armstice. This was one of the largest and deadliest wars in the history of the world, involving over 70 million military troops, not to mention the millions of civilians that were affected and lost their lives. Hundreds of songs were written in the United States during and about...