The Great War | WW1: The American Experience

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 marks the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Armistice ending World War I. ˜e 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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WW1 Centennial News: September 1918 Overview

Troops waiting to advance at Hatton Chattel, St. Mihiel Drive -- Drawing by Capt. W. J. Aylward

September 07, 2018 – Episode #88 Troops waiting to advance at Hatton Chattel, St. Mihiel Drive — Drawing by Capt. W. J. Aylward Highlights September 1918 Overview – Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Theo Mayer @| 01:55 American soldiers in Siberia – Mike Shuster @| 20:40 Commission News: Update on ACE and YourACE initiatives @| 25:05 Update from the States: […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Labor Day 1918

The IWW - The Industrial Workers of the World - was suspected of bombing a Chicago federal building on Sept. 5th, 1918

August 31, 2018 – Episode #87 The IWW – The Industrial Workers of the World – was suspected of bombing a Chicago federal building on Sept. 5th, 1918 WW1 Centennial News  Highlights: Labor Day, Unions, Sedition, Bombs, the Babe and Butte  | @ 02:00 Surging forward on the Western Front – Mike Shuster  | @ 11:45 Bio Special: Great War […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Airplanes To End The War

August 24, 2018 – Episode #86 Observation balloons had parachutes attached to the outside of the baskets Highlights Airplanes to end the war? Some say. | @ 02:05 Continued war just out of habit? – Mike Shuster | @ 13:10 Part 3: The 28th Division in Fismette – Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 17:00 The American Legion and ACE – […]

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WW1 Turning The Tide Stamp Offering

Commmmorate & Remember World War 1 WW1 “Turning The Tide” stamp Commemorative Cancellation 10am-3pm, Tuesday, October 2 11am Ceremony: Army, Marines & Navy Lobby, Veterans Building San Francisco The Turning The Tide Stamp was issued this year to honor the centennial celebration of the end of World War One. This stamp, along with unique envelopes called cachets, will be offered […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Devil’s Rope

August 17, 2018 – Episode #85 Devil’s Rope – Barbed Wire Highlights: 1.5 Million “Over There” 100 years ago: Ready to increase US forces to 4 million | @ 02:10 German perspective on the turn around – Mike Shuster | @ 12:25 Part 2: 28th division – the Pennsylvania Doughboys – Dr. Edward Lengel | @ 16:30 Announcing resources for […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Japanese Allies

August 10, 2018 – Episode #84 In WWI Japan fought on the side of the allies, declaring war in August 1914. Here Japanese and American Doctors and Nurses gather for a photo. Highlights: Japan in WWI Japan in WWI – Dr. Frederick Dickinson | @02:15 Chaos on the Eastern Front – Mike Shuster | @10:05 The 28th Division: Pennsylvania National […]

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WW1 History With Dana Lombardy In The Veterans Building

A free guided tour and history of the World War One Centennial exhibit in the lobby of the San Francisco Veterans Building, led by Dana Lombardy. Saturday, August 11, 2018 10:30am, Free, Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA. Sponsored by the Bay Area Chapter of the World War One Historical Association. The exhibit is a unique and […]

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WW1 Centennial News: August 1918 Overview

August 03, 2018 – Episode #83   The first American who set foot on German soil 11/12/18, the day after the Armistice was corporal Roy Holtz, US Army entering Germany riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle and sidecar. Highlights: August 1918 Overview  August 1918 Preview Roundtable – Dr. Edward Lengel, Katherine Akey, Theo Mayer | @02:05 Great War Project Blog: Turning Point […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Ambulance

July 27, 2018 – Episode #82 Inspector General A. Piatt Andrew and Assistant Inspector General Stephen Galatti in front of a row of ambulances at 21 rue Raynouard, the location of the AFS headquarters in Paris, France. Photograph by H.C. Ellis. Highlights: Ambulance 100 Years Ago: Ambulance | @02:15 American Field Service – Nicole Milano | @08:15 Great War Channel: […]

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