Key Battles of World War One

Key Battles of World War One

Scott Rank
 

17: The Yanks Are Coming -- America Enters World War One

December 11, 2020   ●   50 min

Share this episode

Most Americans are indifferent about the nation's involvement in World War One (under half say the U.S. had a responsibility to fight in the war; one-in-five say it didn't). Many figure it entered the conflict too late to claim much credit, or intervention was discreditable. Some say the U.S. had no compelling national interest to enter the Great War; worse, U.S. intervention allowed Britain and France to force on Germany an unjust, punitive peace that made the rise of Adolf Hitler’s National Socialist German Workers Party inevitable. But others argue that America's involvement saved Europe from a militaristic dictatorship that would have resulted in a worse 20th century. We look at all these aspects of America's involvement in the war in this episode.
View all Episodes

Today's Devotional

A Prayer for a Discontented Heart - Your Daily Prayer - November 29

As we grow in learning God’s Word, we begin to see His heart more clearly.

read more

Inspirations