At Fort Devens Museum Aug. 17, 2013

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Nashoba Publishing, Posted: 08/09/2013 07:34:19 AM EDT

DEVENS — The Fort Devens Museum will host a program about the 26th “Yankee” Division in World War I on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 1 p.m.

The centerpiece of the program will be screening of a tastefully compiled DVD, “Yanks Fight the Kaiser: A National Guard Division in WWI.”

The National Guard division is the 26th or Yankee Division, made up of men from New England, the first full American division and the first National Guard unit to fight in France in World War I and also the first unit to be decorated by a foreign power.

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