The Great Courses: World War I: The "Great War"

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The lighter measures 1-3/4 inches (40mm) in diameter and may have been made from an old pocket watch case. It was generally accepted at the time that the war ended with the armistice of 14 August 1945 ( V-J Day ), rather than the formal surrender of Japan (2 September 1945). With the coming in 1777 of General von Steuben, the training and discipline along Prussian lines began, and the Continental Army began to evolve into a modern force.

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