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Men in suits with suitcases stand in line outside of train cars.
May 18, 2017 The United States declared war on Germany with a small standing army. There were just over 120,000 men in the U.S. Army, and 180,000 in the National Guard. A radical transformation had to occur to meet the needs of participation in a global conflict.
The film is shown on a screen inside the visitor center at Meuse-Argonne.
May 17, 2017 The renovated visitor center at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery will be dedicated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 28, 2017, immediate
Historical image of President Woodrow Wilson and wife laying wreath at temporary cemetery.
May 16, 2017 On Tuesday, May 16 at 1 p.m. eastern the American Battle Monuments Commission hosted its first Facebook live chat.
Men in uniform stand on the steps outside the building.
May 16, 2017 After the U.S. declaration of war in early April 1917, the American government began preparations in earnest.  For a conflict that had been ongoing for nearly three years, this opportunity for a major momentum shift enlivened the Allies.
Columns and inlaid stars outside the memorial building at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery.
May 10, 2017 In World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, millions of Americans served far from home. In the various conflicts, service members fought in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific.
Black and white photos are attached to the Wall of the Missing.
May 9, 2017 Visitors can walk the hallowed grounds of Cambridge American Cemetery, and see the faces of the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in the fight to liberate Europe during World War II.
This historic photos shows a grouping of one story buildings that constituted Base Hospital No. 4.
May 8, 2017 Less than a month after the United States entered World War I,  Maj. Harry L. Gilchrist with the U.S. Army Medical Corps received orders to move Base Hospital No. 4 to France.
People gather around a large American flag.
May 5, 2017 Netherlands American Cemetery commemorated Dodenherdenking, a national day of remembrance for the Dutch on May 4. Across the country, citizens observe two minutes of silence to remember both civilians and members of the military who died in war.
An American destroyer arrives in the Queenstown port.
May 4, 2017 In the first month of American involvement in World War I, the U.S. Navy changed the strategic balance, not with its growing fleet, or daring operations, but through sound strategic thinking. The convoy system secured the passage of the American Expeditionary Forces to France along with vital supplies for all the Allies. America was becoming a world power with a first class navy.