Tag: world history

Episode 2: 1918 Flu Pandemic in S.C. | History in a Nutshell

While many young men were off fighting The Great War, South Carolina, like many other states, was fighting a war of its own at home. This time, the fight was… Read more »

The 1918 Flu Pandemic – Fighting the Ghost – Extra History – #4

September 28th Philadelphia The liberty loan parade is in full swing. Thousands march in the streets. Hundreds of thousands watch. Few know that health officials have pressured the mayor to… Read more »

The 1918 Flu Pandemic – Trench Fever – Extra History – #2

“It stalked into camp, when the day was damp and chilly and cold. It crept by the guards, and murdered my pards with a hand that was clammy and bony… Read more »