Katherine Hutton WWI Heroine – by S. McBride

World War I began with the assassination of one small nation’s leader in April, 1914 which ignited a glut of regional hostilities, and like a spider snaring victims in a web, drew much of Europe into a war like none the world had ever seen before.

   The United States resisted involvement for several years, not wanting to get sucked into a primarily European war that had little meaning for the western hemisphere.  But on April 6, 1917, the United States declared war on Germany after a number of attacks on civilian ships and an attempt by Germany to draw Mexico into the war on their side.

Read the entire article in the July 9th edition.

The Express Newspaper July 9, 2015