Australia & French Consuls Visit WW1 Exhibit In The Veterans Building

World War One Armistice Commemoration Committee News Australia and French Consuls visited the World War One Historical Exhibit in the Lobby of the San Francisco Veterans Building on June 25, 2018. Pictured: Hon.Chris Oldfield Consul General of Australia (left), Maj. Gen. J. MIchael Myatt USMC (Ret.) World War One Armistice Centennial Commemoration Committee Chair (middle), Hon. Emmanuel Lebrun-Damiens, Consul General […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Picture This! Capturing WWI In Movies & Stills

July 20, 2018 Episode #81 WWI Centennial News: a weekly audio podcast recorded live audience at Noon Eastern every Wednesday. Highlights: Picture This! 100 Years Ago: From state militias to a huge standing army | @02:15 Great War Project: Gas by railroad – Mike Shuster | @11:55 America Emerges: Battle of Soisson – Dr. Edward Lengel | @15:50 Commission News: CFA […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Our Friends In France

Episode #80 7/13/2018 Centennial News is a weekly audio podcast, recorded with a live audience at Noon Eastern every Wednesday. Highlights: Our Friends In France 100 Years Ago: Why America Celebrated Bastille Day | @02:05 War In The Sky: Quentin Roosevelt falls | @10:05 America Emerges: Marne and more – Dr. Edward Lengel | @12:15 Great War Project: Writing WWI […]

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WW1 Centennial News: July 100 Years Ago This Week

Episode #79, 7/06/2018 Centennial News is a weekly audio podcast, recorded with a live audience at Noon Eastern every Wednesday. Highlights: 100 Years Ago — July 1918  100 Years ago: July 1918 overview – Theo Mayer, Katherine Akey & Dr. Edward Lengel | @02:10 Great War Project: Changing Landscape of the War – Mike Shuster | @18:15 Commission News: Armistice […]

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A WW1 Centennial Memorial — San Francisco’s War Memorial Veterans Building

The U.S. WORLD WAR I CENTENNIAL COMMISSION and the PRITZKER MILITARY MUSEUM & LIBRARY announce the final official “WWI CENTENNIAL MEMORIALS”  By Ken Maley, Centennial Commemoration Project Director On the eve of the 101st Anniversary of the United States entering World War 1, the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission and the Pritzker Military Museum and Library announced the final 50 […]

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World War One History In The Veterans Building

The Great War Revealed In San Francisco: 100 Years of Disruption From May’s Memorial Day weekend May 26-28 through the end of 2018, a unique and remarkable display consisting of eight 8-foot square banners can be viewed in the lobby outside of the Herbst Theatre and American Legion Veterans Hall in the War Memorial Veterans Building at 401 Van Ness […]

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