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 […]Read more
Category: 1918: Armistice Ends World War
By the end of September 1918, Germany realized its attempt to win the war before the growing American presence could turn the tide against it, had failed.
Allied attacks continued through October—including those by Pershing’s rapidly improving AEF—forcing Germany’s leaders to seek peace. An Armistice was signed on 11 November with the wars official end date the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.