Yale University

Trinity College Battalion
By Sandra Gomez-Aceves, SCSU Journalism student Sandra Gomez-Aceves, a journalism student at Southern Connecticut State University, reported this story as part of Journalism Capstone coursework on World War I. Hans L. Bigler, was a 21-year-old Yale University music student from Meriden when he enlisted to serve in the Great War. […]

Connecticut Students Turned Soldiers During WWI

Comics were a part of the daily life of Connecticut’s men who served in the Great War. Doughboys anticipated the arrival of American military papers not only for the news they delivered regarding the home-front and various military happenings, but also for the beloved comic strips they contained. American soldiers relished cartoons as a form of escape from the devastation […]

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