The Great War | WW1 Exhibit: March 6-December 26, Veterans Gallery, Veterans Building

WW1 Veterans Gallery Exhibit
extended through December 26
Open 1-6pm
Veterans Gallery, Room 102
1st Floor, Veterans Building


Great War/World War 1: The American Experience historical display focuses on the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) and honors men and women from Northern California who served at home and in France. Through artifacts, photographs, period posters, poetry, and

explanatory text, we explore the motivations and sacrifices that tipped the war in favor of the Allies.

Twelve themed wall panels follow the American Experience in The Great War



Also on display in artifacts an photos: 363d Infantry Regiment—San Francisco’s Own, Aviation: Deadly Skies, Machine Guns, barbed wire, and artillery, industrialized slaughter, Propaganda, Trench Art, typical Soldiers’ Gear & Authentic Uniforms.

Exhibit Curators
Paul CoxDana Lombardy, Ken Maley, Nelson Lum, Janice Tong

Sponsors American Legion District Eight, American Legion War Memorial Commission, World War One Armistice Centennial Commemoration Committee, Veterans Commemoration Committee

More Information Contacts

Interested in volunteering to sit the Gallery
Contact Merc Martinelli,


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