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

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 cancel the event. Women wave flags. A child sits on his father’s shoulders. The crowd falls silent for a simulated bombing run. Airplanes buzz overhead, […]

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