In combat? Only one.
However, five U.S. Presidents were in the military or military leadership during the World War I years, and we wanted to note their service, highlighting leadership (or rising leadership) during this semi-forgotten conflict. Need a refresher course on why American joined World War I months before its conclusion and why the United States entered the conflict? Check our archives for articles about the American experience during World War I.
Now, on to the presidential trivia… Who served in the military during World War I and in what capacities? Answers ahead! Continue reading →
It’s April 2017, and 100 years since the United States entered World War I. America was a late-comer to the costly conflict; the war had been going on for almost three years before the U.S. joined. The war started with the assassination of an Austrian archduke and too many alliances.
This month’s blog series will be focusing on American involvement in World War I. If you want to catch more of the European history, check out some earlier posts on Gazette665.
Today we discuss seven important happenings, leading to the United State’s official entrance into World War I. (Part of the blog post was retrieved from 2014 post Where Was America?) Continue reading →