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Captain Eddie Rickenbacker. American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient.

  • Sam Pryor

    Fascinating guy and one of America's top aces in WWI. Here's a squib from Wikipedia: American fighter ace in World War I and Medal of Honor recipient. He was also a race car driver and automotive designer, a government consultant in military matters and a pioneer in air transportation, particularly as the longtime head of Eastern Air Lines.

Bains, Ethel Franklin Betts poster: Lest We Perish - Campaign for $ 30,000,000

France. Maréchal Ferdinand Foch (1851-1929). WWI

Germany. Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg, WWI

en-gallop: Preparations for the battle at the front, 1915

Salvation Army worker writing for wounded soldier. France, 1918.

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Christopher Nevinson, La Mitrailleuse (1915)

1914-1918: Hole in a helmet. “Saved by shrapnel helmet. This soldier, on the way to hospital after being bandaged at Field Dressing Station, shows the helmet which saved his life.”

Pennell, Joseph poster: That liberty shall not perish from the Earth - Buy Liberty Bonds (small)

Bains, Ethel Franklin Betts poster: Lest We Perish - Campaign for $ 30,000,000

Leyendecker, Joseph poster: Order Coal Now - U.S Fuel Administration

Benda, W. T. poster: Give or We Perish - American Committee for Relief in the Near East

Give or we perish American Committee for Relief in the Near East--Armenia-Greece-Syria-Persia--Campaign: Give or We Perish

British poster, Young Women's Christian Association, 1915: Women are working day & night to Win the War. Twenty Five Thousand pounds immediately needed for the Women's War Time Fund to provide rest-rooms, canteens and hostels.

French Postcard, 1915: Hymn of France. Text reads “O, France, our mother, never forgets to dry our tears.”

Louis Raemaekers' cartoon, Amsterdam Telegraaf: “I was in prison for life, but they found I had many abilities for bringing civilization to our neighbors, so now I am a soldier.”

Return from War, La Vie Parisienne centrefold by Cheri Hérouard, 1917. The glossy Vie Parisienne, full of sketched pinups was the most popular magazine in the French trenches, “with the little women in corsets and Gerda Wegener knickers.”

Yiddish-language recruitment poster for the Jewish Legion published in American Jewish magazines during World War I. Daughter of Zion (representing the Jewish people): אײער אַלטנײלאנד דאַרף אײך האָבּען! שליסט זיך אָן אין דעם אידישען רעגימענט.‏ (Your Old New Land must have you! Join the Jewish regiment.)

Hearts of the World (1918) is a silent film directed by D. W. Griffith, a wartime propaganda classic that was filmed on location in Britain and near the Western Front, made at the request of the British Government to change the neutral mindset of the American public.