By Gerald Isaac and August Pelliccio, SCSU Journalism Students. Gerald Isaac and August Pelliccio, journalism students at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in 2018 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. The Mark VIII tank was an important innovation for America’s effort in World War […]

CT Engineer Helped Design Mark VIII Tank


By Michael Riccio and Sidney Jones, SCSU Journalism students Michael Riccio and Sidney Jones, journalism students at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in 2018 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. Despite discrimination against him and other minorities, Ricardo LaFontaine enlisted in the 65thInfantry Regiment […]

Puerto Rican Solider Overcame Discrimination in WWI


By Victoria Bresnahan, Kaitlyn Regan and Jailene Cuevas SCSU Journalism students Victoria Bresnahan, Kaitlyn Regan and Jailene Cuevas, journalism students at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story in 2018 as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. The day after Germany signed the armistice, 1st Lt. Medical […]

Physician Treated Soldiers Post-Armistice on Hospital Train