American Red Cross poster for World War I #ancestry #military


Alvin York, a backwoods Tennessean who became the most highly decorated soldier of World War I.

U.S. WWI poster

Great shot of WWII action, the bravery of American soldiers and the love of their fellow soldiers.

World War II poster

American poster: Good Work, Sister.

A typewriter designed to conserve the metal needed for the war effort during World War II, c. 1940s.


World War II Berlin

World War 2 Poster

World War 2 Poster (American)

An old World War II poster.


Women and World War II

This is the first known photograph of the American flag taken on June 21, 1873. The flag was flown over Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland during an infamous battle between the British and the United States during the War of 1812 that inspired witness Francis Scott Key to pen "The Star-Spangled Banner."

A poster for WWI Liberty Bonds shows a German soldier leading a young girl by the hand: "Remember Belgium. Buy Bonds; Fourth Liberty Loan." Illustrated by Ellsworth Young, c. 1918.