Monthly Archives: June 2019

Your Marine Club Calendar for July 2019

Note these up-coming events for this San Francisco-based organization.


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This Month

Happy Independence Day! Here at the Marines’ Memorial, there is an ever-flowing stream of gratitude for the generations of men and women who have devoted themselves to protecting the independence and many freedoms we enjoy. To keep manifesting that gratitude through our Living Memorial, Club events, and service to veteran and active service members, we ask for your help. This month, please consider an Independence Celebration Donation. Every dollar helps. Thank you!

Upcoming Events

If you are interested in sponsoring a Club event, please contact the Development Department at Development@marinesmemorial.org.

Lynn Vincent & Sara Vladic | Indianapolis
MEET THE AUTHOR  TUESDAY 9 JULY, 6 p.m.

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The sinking of the USS Indianapolis by the Japanese on 30 July 1945 led to the greatest loss of life at sea from a single ship in US Navy history. Join us to hear the true story of the Navy’s worst sea disaster and the crew’s fifty-year fight to exonerate their skipper.

FREE EVENT  |  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Dale Brown | The Kremlin Strike
MEET THE AUTHOR  SATURDAY 10 AUGUST, 2 p.m.

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Former US Air Force Captain Dale Brown is the best selling author of 29 action-adventure “techno-thriller” novels. He also serves as a command pilot in Angel Flight West, volunteering to fly needy patients free of charge to receive medical treatment. Join us as Mr. Brown presents his latest book at the Marines’ Memorial.

FREE EVENT  |  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Commemoration of WWII in the Pacific
COMMEMORATION  THURSDAY 26 SEPTEMBER, 6:30 p.m.

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Walter Borneman and James Hornfischer bring their extensive  knowledge and insight to this evening’s event. Both men are award-winning historians and best selling authors whose books include “The Fleet at Flood Tide,” “Neptune’s Inferno” (Hornfischer) and “The Admirals” (Borneman).

FREE EVENT  |  SAVE THE DATE!

244th Marine Corps Birthday Ball
CELEBRATION  SATURDAY 16 NOVEMBER, 6 p.m.

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Join us for an evening of commemoration and celebration with cake cutting ceremony, formal dinner, dancing and live music! Guestroom reservations require tickets to the Ball, with a 2-night minimum. Guest of Honor TBA.

TICKETS: Members $190 (limit 2); Guest of Members $230;
Active Duty $109 (limit 2)  |  CLICK HERE TO RESERVE

More for Members

Happy Hour in the Flying Leatherneck Lounge
MEMBERS ONLY  TUESDAY – FRIDAY 4 – 6 p.m.

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The Flying Leatherneck Lounge on the Club’s 2nd floor is a great place to run into old friends and meet new ones. If you’re staying here, Happy Hour is complimentary. Why not stop in this week? We look forward to seeing you!

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Wedding on a Budget? We can do that.
MMC EVENTS & CELEBRATIONS 

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Introducing the Skyline Wedding Package. Available Sunday and Monday evenings only, your all-inclusive celebration takes place on the Club’s 12th floor, with stunning views, expert event coordination, exceptional service, and gourmet catering. Only $89 per person (50-90 guests).

CLICK HERE TO EMAIL OR CALL LISA JIMENEZ AT (415) 830-9135

Reciprocal Clubs Worldwide: Download the List 

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Are you planning to travel? As a member, you have reciprocal privileges at over 240 private clubs around the world! The complete listing of our Reciprocal Clubs, including addresses and contact information, is available for download here.

Shop MarineClubStore.com for Summer Comfort
HIGH QUALITY GIFTS + CLUB PRIDE

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Our vibrant and high quality Club polo, embroidered with a finely detailed Eagle, Globe, and Anchor, will keep you cool through the summer. From apparel to top quality luggage and military themed gift items, your Marine Club Store has something for everyone.

CLICK HERE TO SHOP NOW

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ABBAFAB
MUSIC  24 AUGUST, 5 p.m. & 8 p.m.

Abba-stageshot-PromoPic.jpgHaving played to sold-out crowds across the U.S. and abroad, ABBAFAB is a stunning tribute to the music of ABBA. This multimedia production is a tribute to some of the greatest music produced in the ’70s and ’80s, including monster hits such as Waterloo, Fernando, Honey Honey, Dancing Queen.

PRIORITY ACCESS WED. 17 JULY, 10 a.m. |  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

The LadyGang LadyHang
COMEDY / PODCAST  25 AUGUST, 1 p.m.

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LadyGang Live! This wildly successful podcast turned E! Television show stars Keltie Knight, Jac Vanek, and Becca Tobin. Their podcast has amassed over 48 million downloads and has graced Entertainment Weekly’s MUST LIST.

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS

Late Nite Catechism
SPEAKER EVENT  31 AUGUST, 7 p.m.

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Late Nite Catechism is an uproarious piece of theater that takes audience members back — sometimes nostalgically, sometimes fearfully — to the children they once were. Sister is bound to strike a chord with everyone who survived the ups and downs of going to school with an omniscient authoritarian at the helm.

PRIORITY ACCESS WED. 17 JULY, 10 a.m. |  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

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Garden Tommies – back in stock for Armed Forces Day!

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Garden Tommies back in stock

As one of our newsletter subscribers, we’d like to offer you the chance to be among the first to order a Garden Tommy.

The Garden Tommy was one of our most popular products last year and we have been able to secure a limited run. We would like to offer them to you before they go on general release in time for Armed Forces Day tomorrow.

They stand at 78cm tall and made from a weathering steel which will age and develop a beautiful patina. They are solid enough to withstand the elements and the natural rusting process creates a protective barrier which will help the steel last for years to come.

Priced at £60 you can access the Garden Tommies exclusively on our website.

Armed Forces Day
Tomorrow, Saturday 29th June, remember to #SaluteOurForces forArmed Forces Day.

We are committed to ensuring that the sacrifices of our Armed Forces over the years are recognised and remembered.

To celebrate Armed Forces Day and remember those who have fallen, we are offering two exclusive offers on our Tommies on Saturday 29th June only:

All 10″ Tommies will be reduced to £19.99 for Armed Forces Day

OR

Get a 10″ Tommy for £15.99 when bought with a Garden Tommy

Our D-Day Bootprints
We were delighted to see installations of our Bootprints appearing across the country in time for D-Day and it was wonderful to see so many communities embracing the 75th anniversary. Our Bootprints also made it across the Channel to Sword Beach to commemorate the landings themselves.

Our Bootprint plaques are still available on our website – so you can commemorate the Battle of Normandy and Remembrance Day.

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95-year-old Ted Martens: Dutch resistance fighter

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Ted Martens: Dutch resistance fighter

Ted Martens: Dutch resistance fighter

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

Ted Martens did whatever he could to derail the Nazi war machine while serving with the Dutch resistance during the Second World War—then the Nazi war machine derailed him, but only briefly.

Martens was captured early in 1942 and came within a hair’s-breadth of torture and execution at the hands of German troops. But the strapping Dutchman staged a daring escape and later joined British forces in the drive to liberate his homeland from Nazi tyranny.

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Military Milestones
The sinking of the Llandovery Castle

The sinking of the Llandovery Castle

Story by Sharon Adams

On the night of June 27, 1918, 14 nursing sisters, all but two Canadian, died, victims of a war crime.

The Canadian hospital ship Llandovery Castle was on its way back to England after delivering recovering soldiers to Halifax. It was running with full lights, its Red Cross clearly illuminated, when it crossed the path of a German U-boat about 200 kilometres from the Irish coast.

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June 29, 1922

France grants Canada land surrounding Vimy Ridge for a memorial park; the Canadian National Vimy Memorial is unveiled there in 1936.

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C100 in Montréal for StartupFest | Welcome C100’s Newest Co-Chair | Upcoming Events

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C100 is thrilled to be attending Startupfest in Montréal this year (July 9-12). Come see C100’s very own Executive Director Laura Buhler speak on July 10 from 9:45AM-10:20AM on the Blue Stage and hear how Canada’s relationship with the US has changed in the last five years.

Make sure to follow us on Twitter and Instagram to see where to find us and come say hi!

Upcoming C100 Events
Join Us Tonight!
Wednesday, June 26th
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Palo Alto, CA*
Join C100 for an evening of community and networking. Whether you live in the Bay Area or you’re just visiting, we welcome you to join us this evening, June 26th in Palo Alto for some drinks and interesting conversation—you’ll be in good company! This is a ticketed event, so please RSVP below if you wish to attend.
*Location details will be shared after you RSVP.
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Welcoming C100’s Newest Co-Chair:
Andre Charoo

Our team is proud to introduce Andre Charoo as C100’s new Co-Chair. Andre takes the baton from departing Co-Chair Sean Harrington and joins Shari Hatch Jones in leadership of C100. Until recently, Andre has served on the Board and as a proud C100 Charter Member. Andre brings a special blend of passions and expertise to his role as Co-Chair: his passion for Canadian entrepreneurs and his profound expertise in the talent space. We are thrilled to have Andre join us in this next chapter at C100. Welcome, Andre!

C100’s Community Manager, Joshua Goodfield, sat down with Andre to learn why he left Uber, his advice to entrepreneurs, and more!

Read the full article here
Other Upcoming Community Events
Canada Day in San Jose!
Hosted by The Digital Moose Lounge
at San Jose City Hall on June 27 @ 4:30PM.

The Digital Moose Lounge, the City of the San Jose and The Office of Council member Peralez, along with The Canadian Consul General, would like to invite you to celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday!
Learn More!

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Wreaths Across America Kicks Off Annual Giving in July. Mission Matters – June 2019

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Giving in July for Wreaths Across America is an idea that reminds us to remember and honor our country’s veterans each and every day of the year, not just in December. Like Christmas in July, thinking about the holidays during the summer months provides us with the perfect opportunity to encourage others to get involved early and support not only our mission, but other groups in their communities playing a part to Remember, Honor and Teach.

Our veterans and our current military serve and protect us 365 days a year, providing us with freedoms that we enjoy as citizens every day in this country. More details about this year’s Giving in July effort can be read below. Thank you for your support of the mission year-round.

Remember – Honor – Teach

With gratitude,
Karen Worcester


Monthly Features

Doing Good Twice: Midwest Honor Flight, Sioux Center, IA 
Wreaths Across America is proud to partner with nonprofits and veteran service organizations across the United States in supporting our nation’s heroes and thanking them for their service. Through our fundraising group efforts, Wreaths Across stimulates other charitable funds by returning $5 of every $15 wreath sponsorship raised. In doing so, we “do good twice,” recognizing the commitment made by veteran service organizations and other nonprofits to support Wreaths Across America by directly giving back to their missions in turn.

The Midwest Honor Flight is one of these groups. Read on to hear about the important work they do to honor our nation’s heroes, both living and at rest.

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In The News
Morrill Worcester – who the second person to receive this honor – was recognized for his continued support of veterans and families of the fallen through the Wreaths Across America mission to Remember, Honor and Teach.
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A portion of every race registration will sponsor a wreath. Can’t join us in Maine? Become a virtual participant and your registration will sponsor two wreaths! You can even designate your sponsored wreath(s) for a specific location or fundraising group. 

Everyone Plays A Part
The 10 balsam bouquets comprising each veteran’s wreath are symbolic of so much to us at Wreaths Across America. Represented here by hands, they demonstrate the many ways individuals and communities come together to Remember, Honor and Teach.

Each month, we’ll share stories from across the country of the different ways to #PlayAPart2019.

Donnie Edwards Brings WWII Vets Back to Normandy for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

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‘My Way Of Giving Back’: Man On Cross-Country Mission Mows Veterans’ Lawns For Free

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Thrift store owners answer call of duty to serve homeless Veterans

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Staff Sergeant becomes first living Iraq vet to receive Medal of Honor

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Jacksonville Beach mailman spends days off cleaning veterans’ headstones

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Hundreds deliver final salute to unclaimed veteran

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Blind veterans get a flag they can see with their hands

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Veteran Tommy Rieman, who used his body to shield fellow soldier in Iraq, receives free home in Wake County

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WWI DISPATCH June 25, 2019

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Treaty of Versailles Centennial event in France will benefit construction of new U.S. National World War I Memorial

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On June 28th, in honor of the Centennial Anniversary of the Treaty of Versailles, a day of remembrance, commemoration, and education, will take place in Versailles, France. The first of The Paris Peace Treaties, this treaty officially ended the state of war between the European Allied Nations and Germany. Presenting Sponsor, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library, along with National WWI Museum and Memorial, and the Doughboy Foundation, will support the activities hosted by the legendary Palace of Versailles. Click here to read more about the Treaty of Versailles Centennial commemorations, and how proceeds from one event will benefit the construction of the new National World War I Memorial in Washington, DC.


“I truly cared about those who served and wanted to make that known.”

Aiden Coleman

Eagle Scout Service Projects are supposed to be challenging, but Aiden Coleman was more ambitious than most. His project: erect a World War I memorial in his Indiana hometown to honor those locals who served in the Great War. Aiden notes that “My troop leaders weren’t so enthusiastic, I think they thought it might be ‘too ambitious.’ And in some ways they were correct.”  But Aiden overcame the challenges of researching the local WWI veterans, and raising the needed funds, and the new Memorial was dedicated on Armistice Day 2018.  Click here to read the whole story of an Eagle Scout’s project that aimed high because “I wanted to do something more meaningful. I knew that I wanted to do something based around World War I.”


National WWI Museum & Memorial offers exclusive video and images to mark Centennial of 1919 Inter-Allied Games

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The scheduled Olympics in 1916 were canceled due to World War I. While the Olympics resumed in 1920, a seminal event featuring renowned athletes from across the world took place in 1919 in the aftermath of the first truly global conflict in human history. Held from June 22 – July 6, 1919 outside of Paris near the site of the 1900 Olympics, the Inter-Allied Games featured hundreds of male athletes from nations across the world aligned with the Allies during World War I competing in 13 sports. During the course of the completion, more than 500,000 spectators witnessed some of the globe’s best athletes – past, present and future. Click here to read more about how the Inter-Allied Games came about, and how the games “served as a vehicle for healing the wounds from the most catastrophic war to that time in human history.”


UK service marks 100 years since Scapa Flow navy scuttling after World War I

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A poignant service was held in Scotland to commemorate the centenary of the scuttling of the German High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow in 1919. More than 50 German ships were sunk in the waters off Orkney to prevent them becoming spoils of war on 21 June 1919. A service was held above the sunken wreck of the warship Dresden. During the service a bell recovered from the wreck of the Von der Tann was rung by the grandson of German commander Admiral Ludwig von Reuter. Click here to read more about the scuttling 100 years ago, and the joint UK/German commemoration events.


Court Rules Bladensburg WWI Peace Cross Can Stand On Public Land

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The United States Supreme Court ruled last Thursday that a gigantic Latin cross on government land in Bladensburg, Maryland, does not have to be moved or altered in the name of church-state separation. The justices reasoned that the 40-foot cross was erected nearly a century ago as a World War I memorial, not an endorsement of Christianity.  Conceived in 1919 by bereaved mothers of the fallen and completed by the American Legion six years later, the war memorial has become part of the Bladensburg town landscape. Click here to read more about the Supreme Court’s ruling, and the possible effects on other WWI memorials with religious symbolism.


Vandals spray-paint WWI Memorial in KC

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Police are looking for two people who vandalized the Dedication Wall of the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City early Tuesday, June 18. The vandals struck about 1 a.m. at the Liberty Memorial, when two people were seen spray-painting  the words “Glory to the fallen martyrs . . .” before running away. The graffiti appears to reference the June 1986 prison revolts in Peru where 250 inmates died. The Dedication Wall holds the bronze busts of the five Allied leaders — Gen. Baron Jacques of Belgium, Gen. Armando Diaz of Italy, Marshal Ferdinand Foch of France, Gen. John J. Pershing of the United States, and Sir Admiral Earl David Beatty of Great Britain — present during the site dedication on Nov. 1, 1921. Click here to read more about the vandalism, and efforts to apprehend the perpetrators.


The story of Eva Crowell

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When Mary Fritts noticed three log-shaped monuments in Lyons, Nebraska with “World War I” and the same last name–Crowell–on each of them, she took a closer look. “One inscription read Eva Crowell, WWI nurse. Being the only woman from Lyons to serve in WWI, I wanted to learn her story,” Fitts recounted. Click here to read more about Fritts’ research, and how Eva Crowell came to be added to the new Lyons Veterans Plaza memorial.


From the World War I Centennial News Podcast

Making Peace: Harder Than Making War? A Roundtable Discussion

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In June 21st’s edition of the World War I Centennial News Podcast, Episode 128, host Theo Mayer put together a special edition of World War I Centennial News: an expert panel of historians and subject matter experts for a lively discussion of the complicated and consequential peace process that followed the war. The participants come from three countries and have different academic, literary, and professional credentials. Click here for a fascinating look at an extraordinary time in world history, as told by the people who study it.

Education:
Toolkits for WWI Educators with
Dr. Jennifer Zoebelein

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In June 7th’s edition of the World War I Centennial News Podcast, Episode 126, host Theo Mayer interviewed historian Dr. Jennifer Zoebelein from the National World War I Museum and Memorial. Zoebelein, who’s a special projects historian at the Museum, recently took on directing a Commission project to create a series of World War I focused Educators’ Toolkits, generally sponsored by the Andrew Mellon Foundation. Click here to learn more about Zoebelei, and her new project to create a series of toolkitson topics that address various social issues related to World War I.


WWI Centennial NEWS Podcast

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The WW1 Centennial News Podcast is about WW1 THEN: 100 years ago this week, and it’s about WW1 NOW: News and updates about the centennial and the commemoration.  Available on our web siteiTunesGoogle Play, PodbeanTuneInStitcher Radio on Demand.  Spotify  listen on Youtube. New – Comment and ask questions via twitter @TheWW1podcast

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Episode #128
Special Edition

Making Peace!
Harder Than Making War?

Host – Theo Mayer

This special edition is dedicated to exploring the Paris Peace Negotiations and the resulting Treaty of Versailles. For our exploration, we are joined by an extraordinary panel of guests including:

  • Military Historian, Sir Hew Strachan
  • Professor of International History, Margaret MacMillan
  • Woodrow Wilson Biographer, Professor Patricia O’Toole
  • American History Author, Garrett Peck
  • Citizen Historian and Artist, Katherine Akey
  • Former NPR Correspondent and WWI blogger, Mike
    Shuster

Literature in WWI This Week

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WWI Literature and Authority – Readers With a Vision of Peace

By Phil Klay

“Froth-corrupted lungs,” “a ballet,” “lies,” “the most wonderful war in the world.” These terms present the diverse ways writers have described WWI in literature. But which is the most accurate when it comes to relating the real experience of war? Who has the authority to tell the real story?

These are the questions National Book Award Winner, Phil Klay, contemplates as he surveys various literary works on WWI, written by soldiers, officers, nurses, writers, and intellectuals. In WWrite’s closing post, Klay also provides insight into the ways reading and writing WWI have shaped contemporary thought on war’s impact on culture.

Read “WWI Literature and Authority – Readers With a Vision of Peace” this week!

Behind Their Lines

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The night of May 16, 1916, Lieut. Ewart A. Mackintosh’s actions earned him the Military Cross for conspicuous gallantry, as he attempted to rescue two of his seriously wounded men, injured in a raid on German trenches.

Read here one of the most poignant poems of the Great War, Mackintosh’s “In Memoriam” written for Private David Sutherland and others who died that night.


Doughboy MIA for week of June 24

James O. Crooks

A man is only missing if he is forgotten.

Monday’s MIA this week is is Private First Class James Crooks. Enlisting at Fort McPherson, Georgia, on 23 May, 1917, James O. Crooks was originally born in Seneca, South Carolina in 1894, the son of James E. and Alice Crooks. James junior was one of 11(!) children of this farming family. Assigned to Company K, 47thInfantry for training, he was transferred to Company K, 9th Infantry in August, 1917, when he was also promoted to Private First Class. The 9th was part of the 2nd Division and it was with them he went to France in September, 1917. By 18 July, 1918 PFC Crooks had seen considerable combat when he was killed in action at Soissons. He is memorialized on the Tablets to the Missing at the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery at Belleau Wood. Nothing else is known about his case at this time.

Want to help shed some light on PFC Crooks’ case? Consider making a donation to Doughboy MIA and help us make a full accounting of the 4,423 American service personnel still listed as missing in action from WW1. Make your tax deductible donation now, with our thanks.


Official WWI Centennial Merchandise

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“Lest We Forget: The Great War”

World War I Prints from the Pritzker Military Museum & Library 

As the United States commemorates the centennial of World War I, one of the nation’s premier military history institutions pays tribute to the Americans who served and the allies they fought beside to defeat a resourceful enemy with a lavishly illustrated book.  It is an official product of the United States World War One Centennial Commission. The story of WWI is told through the memorable art it spawned―including posters from nations involved in the conflict―and a taut narrative account of the war’s signal events, its major personalities and its tragic consequences; and the timely period photographs that illustrate the awful realities of this revolutionary conflict. Most importantly, this book is a tribute to those who served in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and what would become the Air Force. Proceeds from the sale of this book help fund the WW1 Memorial in Washington, DC.

This and many other items are available as Official Merchandise of the United States World War One Centennial.


Ernest McFarland

One of the nation’s most transformational pieces of legislation, the GI Bill of Rights, turned 75 last weekend. The  impetus for the GI Bill grew out of the World War I U.S. Navy experience of Ernest McFarland of Arizona. McFarland served as governor of Arizona, and chief justice of the Arizona Supreme Court, but his most impactful public service was as a United States Senator, when he introduced the GI Bill of 1944. Click here to read more about how WWI planted the seeds for the bill that President Roosevelt said gave “emphatic notice to the men and women in our armed forces that the American people do not intend to let them down.” 


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Marshall Dunnaville, Sr.

A Story of Service from the Stories of Service section of ww1cc.org

Marshall Dunnaville, Sr.

Submitted by: Wilhelmina Leigh {granddaughter}

Marshall Dunnaville, Sr. was born around 1888. Marshall Dunnaville served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The enlistment was in 1918 and the service was completed in 1919.

Story of Service

I never met my grandfather, Marshall Edward Dunnaville; he died before I was born. I have a few photographs of him, but none of him in his military uniform. The paper trail left from his World War I service indicates that he enlisted in the U.S. Army on August 1, 1918, in Roanoke, VA. He was a Private in Company D of the 807th Pioneer Infantry, a unit comprised of African-American servicemen, and he participated in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive in France.

While on his way to France and back, Marshall sent souvenir postcard folders to my grandmother-to-be, “the girl he left behind” but married upon his return. These folders featured scenes of Camp Upton, in Yaphank, Long Island, NY, and of Camp Lee, VA. The folder with photos of Camp Upton (postmarked August 25, 1918) was sent using a one-cent stamp, and the folder with photos of Camp Lee (postmarked July 8, 1919) was sent using a two-cent stamp! I would guess that he crossed the Atlantic Ocean on the U.S.S. Orizaba, because an unsent souvenir postcard folder with photos of this ship was also among his World War I memorabilia.

Read Marshall Dunnaville, Sr.’s entire Story of Service here.

Submit your family’s Story of Service here.


SPECIAL EDITION: Making Peace: Harder than Making War?

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Making Peace!
Harder Than Making
War?

Episode #128

Signing the Versailles Peace Treaty

The Treaty of Versailles is signed on June 28, 1919


Special Edition

Making Peace! Harder than Making War?

Host – Theo Mayer

This special edition is dedicated to exploring the Paris Peace Negotiations and the resulting Treaty of Versailles. For our exploration, we are joined by an extraordinary panel of guests including:

  • Military Historian, Sir Hew Strachan
  • Professor of International History, Margaret MacMillan
  • Woodrow Wilson Biographer, Professor Patricia O’Toole
  • American History Author, Garrett Peck
  • Citizen Historian and Artist, Katherine Akey
  • Former NPR Correspondent and WWI blogger, Mike Shuster

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