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Knights Without Parachutes — hap arnold

Influenza and WW1, and WW2

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Influenza and WW1, and WW2

Although the effect of the flu was supposed to be a state secret for the same reason that nations talk about troop readiness only in positive terms, seeing so many sick and dying would erode anyone's feistiness. It is notable that the Armistice came so soon after the peak of flu deaths.

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