We’re Home—Now What?, National WW1 Museum & Memorial

March 12–Sept. 15, 2019 National WW1 Museum and Memorial 2 Memorial Drive Kansas City, MO 816 888-8100 From the earliest history of armed conflict soldiers have done their duty and returned to their homes and families. In the aftermath of World War I millions of servicemen and women came home from a war that was unprecedented in its impact on […]

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The Great War: Sundays 7/21, 28 & 8/4

Great War: American Experience Visit the program’s official website Discover how WWI transformed America through stories of African-American and Latino soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten. Re-broadcast of this series begins on Sunday, July 21, 2019, KQED Plus, 8pm, 2-hours, 3-parts. Also […]

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Versailles: 100 & Still Swinging

The Versailles Treaty Saturday, March 9, 2019 10am-12pm Room 221 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue The Peace of Versailles sets the stage for the modern world, including WW ll, the Cold War, the wars of National Liberation  and much of the geo-political strife we face today. Dr. J. Holmes Armstead Jr., J.D., Ph.D., L.L.D., D. Litt., D.H.L. (hc), Professor (ret) US Naval War College. […]

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We Served With Hope, Dignity, Dedication, & Patriotism

World War 1: US Army's segregated 366th Infantry Officers: Abbott, Lowe, Fisher, White. National Archives

Celebrating Black History Month Exhibit Extended through February 28 Wednesdays-Sundays 1-8pm Veterans Gallery Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco Free Admission A visual history of African Americans in the military from the Revolutionary War through World War II. Photographs, posters and memorabilia from the collection of Vietnam Veteran Bertram C. Clark. In celebration of the unsung African American […]

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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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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 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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