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May 29, 1918

The US Army claims its first victory. The national Republicans gather to criticize President Wilson, claiming he is making the people's war a partisan effort led by George Creel from the CPI. Five people died in a train crash at Waterloo, Iowa. The Greater Iowa League elects its board and adopts resolutions denouncing the Non Partisan League and the IWW.

Source: "First Big Victory for the American Army," The Daily Gate City and Constitution Democrat, Keokuk, Iowa, May 29, 1918. Page 1, Column 1.

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