"Audiences will undergo the annihilation of innocence caused by the First World War and bear witness to the emergence of modern warfare"
In late 1917, an American soldier risked government censors’ wrath to smuggle home a letter about dodging German submarines while aboard a troopship headed for war
In 1915 a group of disgruntled airmen in the U.S. Signal Corps declared war on their superiors. The consequences were far reaching
“Once you have had to lead a platoon into direct machine-gun fire,” Raymond Chandler would later write, “nothing is ever the same again.”
Feeling happy? Mad? Sad? The museum’s got a GIF for that
On June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb nationalist, used an M1910 to shoot Archduke Franz Ferdinand
In 1917 two French artillery shells sealed off the tunnel's exits, dooming the men inside
The Great Depression made a laughing stock of 'Great Engineer' Herbert Hoover's faith in efficiency
“Having a rose named Never Forget will be a reminder and help to perpetuate the message that we must never forget; that we are united with and honor all those served and sacrificed on behalf of America in times of war and armed conflict"
Floyd Gibbons made history when his dispatch got past the wartime censor