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The Zimmermann Telegram | National Archives

The Zimmermann Telegram | National Archives

Return of the Mayflower, by Bernard F. Gribble

World War I

A War to End All Wars... At 1057:30 on 11 November 1918, Battery 4 of the U.S. Navy Railway Gun Unit fired a 14-inch shell timed to hit a German target over 20 miles away seconds before the cease-fire went into effect at 1100 that same day, thus bringing an end to what had been hitherto, the bloodiest, most costly, and destructive war in human history. Between the time the Armistice was signed—around 0500 that morning—and when the cease-fire went into effect at 1100, over 3,000 more…

Propaganda During World War 1 - Opening Pandora's Box I THE GREAT WAR Special - YouTube

Propaganda During World War 1 - Opening Pandora's Box I THE GREAT WAR Special

Propaganda was nothing new at the beginning of World War 1. But the rapid development in mass media and the total war effort by the nations led the way to ou...

Vincent Aderene, artist. Columbia calls--Enlist now for U.S. Army

Posters: World War I Posters - Background and Scope

Background and Scope Introduction During World War I, the impact of the poster as a means of communication was greater than at any other time during history. The ability of posters to inspire, inform, and persuade combined with vibrant design trends in many of the participating countries to produce thousands of interesting visual works. As a valuable historical research resource, the posters provide multiple ...

A full length drawing of a woman bus conductor. She wears a blue uniform and hat, and carries the distinctive bus conductor's bags with leather straps crossing her chest.

12 Things You Didn't Know About Women In The First World War

The First World War brought many changes in the lives of British women. It is often represented as having had a wholly positive impact, opening up new opportunities in the world of work and strengthening their case for the right to vote. The reality is more complex.

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Women's Role in WWI | Drawing America To Victory

Women helped to fill many roles that were previously filled by men in World War I

Female army recruits from the United Kingdom are seen during drills in May 1917. World War I broke down barriers between military and civilian life. With the men away in battle, women took on an extraordinary role in support of the war, whether it was on the front lines or at home in factories and farms.

Opinion: The mighty women of World War I

Belinda Davis: World War I plunged millions of women across the globe into "men's jobs" even as they kept home and hearth. The legacy continues into today.

Red Cross Hold Up Your End

World War I Era Posters Gallery Exhibit | Center of Military History

World War I Era Posters Gallery Exhibit

African American Odyssey: World War I and Postwar Society (Part 1)

African American Odyssey: World War I and Postwar Society (Part 1)

African American Odyssey: World War I and Postwar Society (Part 1)

By Jami L. Bryan As the people of the United States watched World War I ignite across Europe, African American citizens saw an opportunity to win the respect of their white neighbors. America was a segregated society and African Americans were considered, at best, second class citizens. Yet despite that, there were many African American …

FIGHTING FOR RESPECT: African-American Soldiers in WWI – The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

By Jami L. Bryan As the people of the United States watched World War I ignite across Europe, African American citizens saw an opportunity to win the respect of their white neighbors. America was a segregated society and African Americans were considered, at best, second class citizens. Yet despite that, there were many African American …

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Germany made its final reparations-related payment for the Great War on Oct. 3, nearly 92 years after the country's defeat by the Allies. What took Germany so long to pay for the war?

How Germany Ended Its World War I Reparations Payments -- Printout

Germany made its final reparations-related payment for the Great War on Oct. 3, nearly 92 years after the country's defeat by the Allies. What took Germany so long to pay for the war?

Milestones: 1914–1920 - Office of the Historian    League of Nations

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The Zimmermann Telegram | National Archives

The Zimmermann Telegram | National Archives

Return of the Mayflower, by Bernard F. Gribble

World War I

A War to End All Wars... At 1057:30 on 11 November 1918, Battery 4 of the U.S. Navy Railway Gun Unit fired a 14-inch shell timed to hit a German target over 20 miles away seconds before the cease-fire went into effect at 1100 that same day, thus bringing an end to what had been hitherto, the bloodiest, most costly, and destructive war in human history. Between the time the Armistice was signed—around 0500 that morning—and when the cease-fire went into effect at 1100, over 3,000 more…

Propaganda During World War 1 - Opening Pandora's Box I THE GREAT WAR Special - YouTube

Propaganda During World War 1 - Opening Pandora's Box I THE GREAT WAR Special

Propaganda was nothing new at the beginning of World War 1. But the rapid development in mass media and the total war effort by the nations led the way to ou...

Vincent Aderene, artist. Columbia calls--Enlist now for U.S. Army

Posters: World War I Posters - Background and Scope

Background and Scope Introduction During World War I, the impact of the poster as a means of communication was greater than at any other time during history. The ability of posters to inspire, inform, and persuade combined with vibrant design trends in many of the participating countries to produce thousands of interesting visual works. As a valuable historical research resource, the posters provide multiple ...

A full length drawing of a woman bus conductor. She wears a blue uniform and hat, and carries the distinctive bus conductor's bags with leather straps crossing her chest.

12 Things You Didn't Know About Women In The First World War

The First World War brought many changes in the lives of British women. It is often represented as having had a wholly positive impact, opening up new opportunities in the world of work and strengthening their case for the right to vote. The reality is more complex.

Drawing America To Victory logo

Women's Role in WWI | Drawing America To Victory

Women helped to fill many roles that were previously filled by men in World War I

Female army recruits from the United Kingdom are seen during drills in May 1917. World War I broke down barriers between military and civilian life. With the men away in battle, women took on an extraordinary role in support of the war, whether it was on the front lines or at home in factories and farms.

Opinion: The mighty women of World War I

Belinda Davis: World War I plunged millions of women across the globe into "men's jobs" even as they kept home and hearth. The legacy continues into today.

Red Cross Hold Up Your End

World War I Era Posters Gallery Exhibit | Center of Military History

World War I Era Posters Gallery Exhibit

African American Odyssey: World War I and Postwar Society (Part 1)

African American Odyssey: World War I and Postwar Society (Part 1)

African American Odyssey: World War I and Postwar Society (Part 1)

By Jami L. Bryan As the people of the United States watched World War I ignite across Europe, African American citizens saw an opportunity to win the respect of their white neighbors. America was a segregated society and African Americans were considered, at best, second class citizens. Yet despite that, there were many African American …

FIGHTING FOR RESPECT: African-American Soldiers in WWI – The Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army

By Jami L. Bryan As the people of the United States watched World War I ignite across Europe, African American citizens saw an opportunity to win the respect of their white neighbors. America was a segregated society and African Americans were considered, at best, second class citizens. Yet despite that, there were many African American …

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Africana Age - Intro

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The Treaty of Versailles, Terms of the Treaty 2/2 - YouTube

The Treaty of Versailles, Terms of the Treaty 2/2

Part 2 on the The Treaty of Versailles The terms of the Treaty of Versailles can be divided into three groups: Territorial, military, and financial & economi...

The Treaty of Versailles, What Did the Big Three Want? 1/2 - YouTube

The Treaty of Versailles, What Did the Big Three Want? 1/2

World War I officially came to an end with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919. 32 countries had come together in Paris in January 1919 ...

Germany made its final reparations-related payment for the Great War on Oct. 3, nearly 92 years after the country's defeat by the Allies. What took Germany so long to pay for the war?

How Germany Ended Its World War I Reparations Payments -- Printout

Germany made its final reparations-related payment for the Great War on Oct. 3, nearly 92 years after the country's defeat by the Allies. What took Germany so long to pay for the war?

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Milestones: 1914–1920 - Office of the Historian

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Armistice Day 1918 (1918) - YouTube

Armistice Day 1918 (1918)

No title. Retrospective look at Armistice Day. "The greatest day in all history: How they took the news of Germany's surrender in the largest cities of the w...