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A soldier, wearing jungle-green colored fatigues, leans against a tree with weapon in hand.
August 1, 2017 Not long after the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945, the United States perceived a new threat to western Democracy –communist expansion in Asia. The U.S.
Lee, dressed in flying gear, leans against her plane.
July 29, 2017 As bombing raids over mainland Europe began in the summer of 1942, leadership from the U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) also understood the need for air support in the Pacific, and China-Burma-India Theaters of Operations.
Services of Supply (SOS) soldiers build a locomotive at the assembly plant in St. Nazaire.
July 26, 2017 When the United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917, the American Regular Army stood at 130,000, a paltry number of soldiers for a nation that had just entered a global conflict. Gen. John J.
The poster reads "Back Our Girls Over There."
July 25, 2017 Watch "Selling" World War I to the American Public: How Posters Shaped Public Opinion. During a Facebook Live chat, ABMC staff members Eric Marr and Sarah Herrmann looked at four posters used in the United States during WWI.
A historic photo showing a flying boat on the water outside the factory.
July 24, 2017 When the United States entered World War I, an independent U.S. Air Force did not exist. Aviation was in its infancy. The U.S.
Walls of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
July 18, 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.
Historic photo showing rows of women in long dresses, capes and hats.
July 14, 2017 Under artillery fire southwest of Arras, France on July 14, 1917, Capt. Louis J. Genella of the U.S. Army’s Medical Reserve Corps, became the first combat casualty of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF).
Color photo of Spaatz in uniform.
July 4, 2017 On July 4th, 1942 the first American bomber mission flown from England by the U.S Army Air Forces (AAF) flew towards the occupied Netherlands.
Rows of marble headstones dot the landscape with the English Channel in the background.
July 3, 2017 Due to security concerns, the pathway from Normandy American Cemetery to the beach is not open to the public. However, public beach access is available nearby.