WWI Red Cross Nurse with Rescue Dog. (Dog was trained to locate wounded on the battlefield, and bark to call attention to them.)

WWI Red Cross Nurse with Rescue Dog. (Dog was trained to locate wounded on the battlefield, and bark to call attention to them.) Happy Nurse Day to all the military nurses.

Sgt. Stubby fought in 17 battles in WWI. He was in the trenches in France for 18 months, survived being gassed and went on to warn his unit of incoming gas attacks and artillery shelling; he located wounded soldiers, and helped capture a German spy. After the war, he was the Georgetown Hoyas’ mascot.

Stubby fought in 17 battles in WWI. He warned his unit of incoming gas attacks and artillery shelling; he located wounded soldiers, and helped capture a German spy. He was the most decorated dog of WWI.

Humphrey Bogart enlisted in the U.S. Navy during WWI in the spring of 1918. He is recorded as a model sailor who spent most of his months int he Navy after the Armistice was signed, ferrying troops back from Europe.

Humphrey Bogart enlisted in the U. Navy during WWI in the spring of He is recorded as a model sailor who spent most of his months int he Navy after the Armistice was signed, ferrying troops back from Europe. History and WWI

This picture shows a woman bidding her boyfriend goodbye, as he leaves to fight in World War I. 1914.

The picture shows a woman bidding her boyfriend goodbye, as he leaves to fight in World War I. It is not known whether he returned safely after the war. It was on this day (August in the year 1914 that Britain declared war on Germany

A soldier in a trench during the First World War writes letters home, 1914.

World War I soldiers in trenches during write letters home. Life in the trenches was summed up by the phrase which later became well-known: "Months of boredom punctuated by moments of extreme terror." (Netherlands Nationaal Archief) in Atlantic Monthly

View of a crowded New York City street as people celebrate Armistice Day on November 11, 1918, marking the end of World War I.

New York City, 1918 - View of a crowded New York City street as people celebrate Armistice Day on November marking the end of World War I.

Buster Keaton served with the 40th Division in France during World War One.

I resented my uniform, which made me feel ridiculous… Apparently, the quartermaster general had never anticipated that anyone under five-foot inches tall would be allowed to join the United States Army - Buster Keaton (photo

1918--celebrating the German surrender and the end of World War I.

What we call "Veterans Day" today was originally "Armistice Day," marking the day WWI ended. In this photo, Americans celebrate news of German surrender on Wall Street, November - Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Germany Surrenders: 1918

Giant listening horns used to listen for approaching aircraft during WWI.

historywars: Giant listening horns used to listen for approaching aircraft during WWI. Image on display at the Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC.


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