In reaction to Germany renewing unrestricted submarine warfare in February of 1917, President Wilson asked Congress to declare war: “The present German submarine warfare against commerce is a warfare against mankind….it is a war against all nations.” Congress responded to Wilson’s appeal to “make the world safe for democracy” and declared war against Imperial Germany on 6 April…

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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