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ARTICLE — Denver Post YourHub, “Denverite and Selfless Champion of Children Honored in Upcoming DPL Speech”

In 1910, few would have guessed that a tall, skinny recent graduate from Denver’s East High School would someday be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize—and turn it down, saying he didn’t deserve it. An American president would even say

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BOOK REVIEW — Britain at War Magazine

If ever a book could be described as a true labour of love, then it’s this one. The story centres on the war work of the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) that was founded in London in late 1914.

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ARTICLE — YourHub, “One of America’s Greatest Humanitarian Efforts – Little Known Today – Has a Colorado Connection”

In this season of giving, it’s important to remember that for nearly 100 years when civilians anywhere in the world have been impacted by a major natural disaster or wartime conflict a universal response has been: “America will help.” That

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ARTICLE — University of Denver, “Meet the humanitarian crusaders behind an ambitious relief effort”

In “WWI Crusaders” (Milbrown Press, 2018), DU alumnus Jeffrey Miller introduces readers to the humanitarians behind the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB), which organized the supply of food to the German-occupied country during the “the war to end all

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ARTICLE — Daily Mail, “Behind German lines, battling mass Belgian starvation, and nearly forgotten over a century later”

They were young and idealistic, most of them students and all but one of them male, many on a six-week break from their studies as they drove around Belgium with the ever-present sound of gunfire and shelling in the distance.

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RADIO — Gary Bowden Show, Interview

During World War I the German occupation of Belgium led to starvation conditions for millions of civilians. However, a visionary humanitarian effort organized by Herbert Hoover (yes, the same one who became President) and aided by young, idealistic Americans helped

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RADIO — The Bigger Picture with Timothy Spangler, Interview

Joining us on the show this week is our Special Guest – National Security Expert and Pentagon Advisor, Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Robert “Bob” Maginnis! Colonel Maginnis graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, the Naval Postgraduate School, the Command

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RADIO — The Inquisitr, “Veterans Day Marks 100 Years Since The End Of WWI, View Never-Before-Seen Photos Of A Little-Known Aid Mission”

As America takes the opportunity to honor her military veterans throughout history, we’ve come upon a great milestone. Veterans Day 2018 marks a full century since the end of World War I. World War I remains one of the deadliest

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TELEVISION — CBS4 Denver, “The End Of World War I Remembered 100 Years Later”

This war brought others from Colorado. Denver author Jeffrey B. Miller researching a book, “WWI Crusaders” learned of Maurice Pate who graduated from Denver’s East High School and volunteered in Belgium in 1916, “He went behind German lines to supervise

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RADIO — On Point with Alex Pierson, Interview

Joining Alex Pierson for ON Point is Jeffrey B. Miller, author of the new book WWI Crusaders, which releases on November 11th. Miller tells various stories from the Great War. His book focuses on the humanitarian crusades that happened in

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