The Great War | WW1: The American Experience

World War 1 Exhibit Veterans Building San Francisco

November 9-January 17 1pm-8pm, Daily* Veterans Gallery, Room 102 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco Now known as Veterans Day, November 11 marked the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Armistice ending World War I. The American Legion and the San Francisco World War One Armistice Commemoration Committee invite you to see our exhibition Great War/World War I: The […]

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We Served With Hope, Dignity, Dedication, & Patriotism

World War 1: US Army's segregated 366th Infantry Officers: Abbott, Lowe, Fisher, White. National Archives

Celebrating Black History Month January 22-February 19 Veterans Gallery Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco Free Admission A visual history of African Americans in the military from the Revolutionary War through World War II. Photographs, posters and memorabilia from the collection of Vietnam Veteran Bertram C. Clark. In celebration of the unsung African American heroes and sheroes. These […]

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WW1 Centennial News: After The Armistice Part 2

December 14, 2018 – Episode #101 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Contact us if you have any questions. Highlights: The Aftermath Part II Host: Theo Mayer Part II of a special 2-part series examining the immediate aftermath of the Armistice signing. Preview of coming attractions – […]

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WW1 Centennial News: After The Armistice Part 1

In the Commonwealth, they chose to use headstones instead of crosses for their fallen with the soldier's nationality and religion carved in.

December 7, 2018 – Episode #100 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: The Aftermath Part I Host: Theo Mayer Part I of a special 2-part series examining the immediate aftermath of the Armistice signing. Preview of coming attractions – Host | @00:25 The immediate […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Thanksgiving 1918

November 23, 2018 – Episode #99 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Contact us if you have any questions. Highlights: Thanksgiving Special Host: Theo Mayer What are we thankful for on this Thanksgiving? | @ 00:25 How to help build the National WWI Memorial in Washington DC […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Sacred Service

World War One Sacred Service, November 11, 2018

November 16, 2018 – Episode #98 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Contact us if you have any questions. Special: Sacred Service Host: Theo Mayer This special episode brings you the sound of World War I Armistice Day Sacred Service, a multi-denominational service honoring the Centennial of […]

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WW1 Centennial News: The Run-up To Armistice

November 11, 2018 – Episode #97 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: The Run-up to the Armistice Host: Theo Mayer 100 Years Ago… The Run-up to the Armistice – Host | @02:10 Was America crucial to winning the war? – Prof. Geoffrey Wawro | […]

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WW1 Centennial News: November Overview

After the WW1 Armistice

November 2, 2018 – Episode #96   The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Contact us if you have any questions. Highlights: November 1918 Overview Host: Theo Mayer Preview of podcast over the coming weeks | @00:20 November 1918 Overview – Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Theo Mayer […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Preparing For Peace & War

Brig. Gen. Hunter Liggett

October 26, 2018 – Episode #95 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: Preparing for Peace & War Host: Theo Mayer Preparing for Peace & War – Host | @01:50 The fighting and plans continue – Mike Shuster | @08:40 America Emerges: Brig. Gen. Hunter […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Liberation In Belgium

The war reflected in the faces ofWW1 Belgian refugee children.

October 19, 2018 – Episode #94  The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: Liberation in Belgium Host: Theo Mayer Preface: Bells of Peace – Host | @00:20 100 Years Ago: Liberation in Belgium & refugees return – Host | @03:50 Insight into Germany – Mike […]

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Brett P. Reistad Am. Legion National Commander

American Legion National Commander Visits San Francisco Banquet/Reception: Monday, January 7, hosted by Cathay Post 384 at New Asia Restaurant, 772 Pacific Ave, San Francisco Cost: $48 or $475 table of 10. RSVP by December 27, 2018: Nelson Lum, 415 205-0120, nelson1431@aol.com; George Tsang 415 608-6312, gtsang1130@gmail.com. Make check payable to: American Legion, Post 384, 1524 Powell St., San Francisco, CA 94133 […]

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