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. 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
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
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
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
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