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Patrick K. O’Donnell: American Flyboys Over St. Mihiel

The American pilot turned his De Haviland DH-4 biplane sharply to avoid fire from a German plane in the air above St. Mihiel, France. As he did, castor oil that had leaked from the engine dripped onto his uniform and splattered on his goggles.

Battle WWI

Exclusive–Patrick K. O’Donnell: A Different Kind of Courage

This year marks the hundred-year anniversary of some of America’s most important battles in World War I. That makes it a fitting time to reflect on the achievements of some of the war’s forgotten heroes, including Boston’s own Charles Leo O’Connor.

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Exclusive–Patrick K. O’Donnell: American Badass

Nearly one hundred years ago, on June 6, 1918, a small group of American Marines became a living legend. It was the bloodiest day in U.S. Marine Corps history until that time and would become an integral part of the lore passed down to every Marine recruit.