WW1 Centennial 1918-2018

Welcome to our blog series honoring the centennial of the first World War.

The War to End All Wars

November 2017: In this introductory post, we’ll outline a quick history of the global conflict, highlight Texas’s contributions to the fight, and share commemorative initiatives.

Glimpses of the Great War

January 2018: In part 2, we look at the experience of sailors aboard Battleship Texas during the Great War.

Uncle Sam Wants You - Again!

March 2018: Learn about the fate of many veterans after they returned from war.

High Seas Drama: The Surrender of the German Navy

May 2018: Discover the fate of the German Navy after armistice.

Serving America

September 2018: Read about three Texas who answered the call of duty.

Lest We Forget

December 2018: Celebrating Armistice Day, which commemorates the end of World War I.