Veteran Cemetery Profiles: National Cemetery of the Pacific
Directed by Carolina Gratianne
In this Cemetery Profile interview, Jim Horton, the Cemetery Director presents the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, which is a national cemetery located at Punchbowl Crater in Honolulu, Hawaii. It serves as a memorial to honor those men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces and those who have given their lives in doing so.
Veteran Cemetery Profiles: Riverside National Cemetery
Directed by Sreang Hok
Riverside National Cemetery is a cemetery located in Riverside, California, dedicated to the internment of United States military personnel. The cemetery covers 921 acres, making it the third-largest cemetery managed by the National Cemetery Administration.
Veteran Cemetery Profiles: Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery (France)
Directed by Alex Irwin
The Lafayette Escadrille Memorial Cemetery commemorates the birthplace of American combat aviation, and serves as a symbol of the Franco-American comradeship during World War I. This site honors the American volunteer pilots who flew with French squadrons during the Great War, and is the final resting place for some of America’s first combat aviators and their French Officers.
Veteran Cemetery Profiles: Dozinghem Military Cemetery (Belgium)
Directed by Eliciana Nascimento
Westvleteren was outside the front held by Commonwealth forces in Belgium during the First World War, but in July 1917, in readiness for the forthcoming offensive, groups of casualty clearing stations were placed at three positions called by the troops Mendinghem, Dozinghem and Bandaghem. The 4th, 47th and 61st Casualty Clearing Stations were posted at Dozinghem and the military cemetery was used by them until early in 1918. There are now 3,174 Commonwealth burials of the First World War in the cemetery and 65 German war graves from this period. The cemetery also contains 73 Second World War burials dating from the Allied withdrawal to Dunkirk in May 1940. The cemetery was designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield.
Scholar Profiles: Christine Hallet)
Directed by Eliciana Nascimento
"Professor Christine Hallett is Director of the UK Centre for the History of Nursing and Midwifery, Chair of the UK Association for the History of Nursing and President of the European Association for the History of Nursing. Christine trained as a nurse and health visitor in the 1980s and holds first degrees and PhDs in both Nursing and History. She practised as a community nurse before becoming a lecturer at the University of Manchester in 1993. During her career at Manchester, she has published in the fields of nursing education, clinical practice, and history, and has successfully supervised eleven PhD students to completion. She is a co-editor for the academic book series, Nursing History and Humanities at Manchester University Press. Christine holds Fellowships of both the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal Society for the Arts."
Scholar Profiles: Edward Jones Research Center(Belgium)
Directed by Daniel Leonard Bernardi
“The National WWI Museum and Memorial is America's museum dedicated to remembering, interpreting and understanding the Great War and its enduring impact on the global community.”
- Mission Statement, National WWI Museum and Memorial
Scholar Profiles: Jennifer Keene
Directed by Kevin Yeh
“Jennifer D. Keene is Professor of History and chair of the History Department at Chapman University. She received her Ph.D. in History from Carnegie-Mellon University and is a specialist in American military experience during World War I. She received the Wang-Franklin Professorship for 2007-09, the highest faculty award given by Chapman University. Dr. Keene has published three books on the American involvement in the First World War, Doughboys, the Great War and the Remaking of America (2001), The United States and the First World War (2000), and World War I ( 2006). She is also the lead author for an America history textbook, Visions of America: A History of the United States. She is currently working on a book detailing the African American experience during the First World War and has another project comparing the experiences of soldiers from the French and British empires during World War I.”