Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.
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The First World War had a profound impact on the Lone Star State. From the men and women who served to its role as a training ground for soldiers and aviators, Texas played a significant part in the American war effort. What is often overlooked about World War I is the negative effect on Texas’ German population. As the world observes the centennial of this most terrible of wars, we take look back at the experience of Texas during the Great War.
Before we begin… Who is your favorite Texas military leader?
A great page full of stories and photos about the Texas experience during the First World War from Texas Escapes.
The history of the 36th Division in the Great War. The 36th Division was one of the most decorated combat units of either World War, and was largely composed of Texas National Guard members.
An excellent presentation about the War and the 1920s in Texas, courtesy of the New Braunfels school district.
A short silent film made at Kelley Field in San Antonio, showing pilot training during World War 1.
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