Old News – Diver Training

A hundred years ago World War I is still going. The Brockport newspaper printed this letter that was from one of the local soldiers that was being trained to be a diver. The Brockport Republic Thursday, July 4, 1918 Soldiers Being Taught Diving Few Brockport people know that some of our boys are getting training …

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Old News – Soldier’s Newspaper

This article is from an obscure Rochester newspaper, The Airscout’s Snapshot. It was issued free to men that at the US Army Aerial School of Photography at Kodak Park. This was the first issue and it only existed until the end of 1918 because the war had ended. This is just one of the few …

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Old News – Balloon Corps

This article from World War I includes letters from Roy Goold of Brockport. He ended up serving in Europe from July 1918 to June 1919. The Brockport Republic Thursday, April 11, 1918 DESCRIPTION OF BALLOON CORPS Roy Goold Enjoys Work as Telephone Operator It is seldom that friends at home are enabled to know definately …

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