Embracing Our Military

Arsenal History Minutes | Spanish Flu

Special | 59s | Video has closed captioning.

On 16 April 1917, the United States formally joined the “war to end all wars.” The U.S. began a massive mobilization effort to fight against the Germans in the infamous trenches of the Western Front, however the American military would also have to fight an invisible enemy, the influenza outbreak of 1918-1919 also known as the Spanish Flu.

Aired: 03/01/15

Rating: NR

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