The Burch Brothers Go to War

When the United States entered the First World War in 1917, many young men in Spokane rushed to join the Army and lend their part to the war effort. Three farm boys from Moran Prairie, Walter, Charles, and Ralph Burch, joined the Army but had very…

Spokane in the Great War

American involvement in the First World War was at first unpopular--and nowhere more than Spokane. As the great powers of Europe stumbled into conflict in 1914, few Spokanites saw it as their fight. Though they did have opinions. The strong…