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Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Rural Virginian

  • Albert C. Hunter

    Scottsville men fought bravely in WWI

                A century ago, a sequence of events in Eastern Europe set into motion what would later become one of the most deadly and devastating periods in human history: World War I.  With its never-before-seen advancements in military tactics – including chemical warfare - the physical and psychological damage of World War I often lingered with veterans for a lifetime.  And it all started with a single gunman.
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