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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WW1 Centennial News: Sgt Alvin York

October 12, 2018 – Episode #93  The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: Sgt. Alvin York Host: Theo Mayer Peace Explored & Rejected – Host | @01:55 Atrocities in Syria – Mike Shuster | @08:55 America Emerges: Sgt. Alvin York – Dr. Edward Lengel | […]

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WW1 Centennial News: October Overview

German Avian Intelligence - Pigeons started to go high-tech in WWI

October 5, 2018 – Episode #92 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: October 1918 Overview Host: Theo Mayer October 1918 Overview Roundtable – Dr.Edward Lengel & Katherine Akey | @03:55 Historians Corner: Lost Battalion – Ron Laplander | @20:00 Shifting sands and hard fighting […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Meuse-Argonne Offensive Begins

September 28, 2018 – Episode #91 An American soldier uses a spotter scope during the Meuse Argonne Offensive The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive Begins Wilson flips position on Women’s Suffrage | @01:55 The first day at the Meuse – Michael […]

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World War 1 Centennial News: Financing War & Going Dry

September 21, 2018 – Episode #90 The 4th liberty bond drive goes into full swing to raise $6B just 50 days before the armistice The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: Financing War Activities on the many fronts – Mike Shuster | @04:20 Meuse-Argonne opening […]

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WW1 Centennial News: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive

September 28, 2018 – Episode #91 An American soldier uses a spotter scope during the Meuse Argonne Offensive The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive Begins Wilson flips position on Women’s Suffrage | @01:55 The first day at the Meuse – Michael […]

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World War 1 Centennial News: Saint Mihiel Offensive

September 14, 2018 – Episode #89 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: Saint Mihiel Offensive Highlights Episode Setup | @02:50 Saint Mihiel Overview – Mike Shuster | @03:50 Military Stories: Saint Mihiel – Dr. Edward Lengel | @07:25 War in the Sky: Saint Mihiel […]

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Ann Reesman Memorial At The Veterans Building

Ann Reesman

Memorial For Ann Reesman Artist, Veteran Friday, December 14 Noon-4pm, Room 210 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. Our friend Ann Reeseman passed away suddenly on November 28 in San Francisco. Join us in a celebration and tribute to her life on Friday, 12/14 from noon – 4pm. Everyone is invited. Ann spent four years in the Air Force, before […]

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Human Rights Day At The Veterans Building

70th Anniversary Of Human Rights December 10, Monday Conference 12-9pm Room 210, Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave #StandUp4HumanRights Session I — 12-1:30pm: Remembering Eleanor Roosevelt & the Unviversal Declaration of Human Rights 12-1:30pm, $20, Eventbrite: Luncheon Register Asley Raveche, Co-President, League of Women Voters of San Francisco. Laurel Lee-Alexander, President, 2018-2020, Association of Junior Leagues International. John Roosevelt Boettiger, and […]

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H. Bruce Franklin Reading At The Veterans Building

Crash Course: From The Good War To The Forever War December 11, Tuesday, 7-9pm, Room 210, Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. Free Admission Author, Historian & US Air Force Veteran H. Bruce Franklin reads from his new book: Crash Course: From the Good War to the Forever War. From the cover flap: “Growing up during the Second World War, […]

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