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UC San Diego Professor Discusses Lasting Impacts Of World War I

A U.S. Army 37-mm gun crew man their position during the World War One Meuse-...

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Above: A U.S. Army 37-mm gun crew man their position during the World War One Meuse-Argonne Allied offensive in France, Sept. 26, 1918.

Sixteen million people were killed in World War I.

Sunday was the 100th anniversary of an armistice between Germany and the Allies that ended the war.

UC San Diego history professor Michael Provence’s book, "The Last Ottoman Generation and the Making of the Modern Middle East," details the unfortunate results of that armistice on the Middle East.

Provence joins Midday Edition on Tuesday to discuss the lasting impacts of the Great War on the Middle East.

UC San Diego Professor Discusses Lasting Impacts Of World War I

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Michael Provence, author, “The Last Ottoman Generation and the Making of the Modern Middle East”

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