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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Golden Rule Reception At The Veterans Building

Golden Rule Bon Voyage Friday, September 14 6:30 Reception 7pm Program Room 210 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave VFP Golden Rule Project Donations PayPal No one turned away Join Veterans For Peace and friends for a screening of Making Waves: Rebirth of the Golden Rule followed by updates and discussions on the Rule’s upcoming Peace In The Pacific Voyage […]

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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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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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