Millions of men served in the United States military during World War 1. None of them are living but some have left evidence of their World War 1 adventures. Private Ralph Schenken of the U.S. Army’s 27th Division was one of those.
Category: World War I
Posts involving all U.S military operations in World War I.
Video of calvary and horse training at Camp Wheeler in Macon, Georgia in February of 1918 by the U.S. Army’s 31st Division.
America’s fighting men and women have endured the hardships of combat for almost 250 years. However, those hardships haven’t prevented Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen from celebrating the Holy holiday. CombatTales.com presents a look at American war fighters celebrating Christmas during times of war.
Rare video footage of soldiers from the U.S. Army’s 27th Infantry Division boxing.
107-year-old William J. Lake discusses an encounter with a German sniper at the battle of Meuse-Argonne in 1918.
gasoline automobile had been around since 1892, the horse was still widely used.
Rare video: U.S. Army in World War I
One hundred years ago the United States of America was watching anxiously while European powers slaughtered each other. In 1917 America would enter World War I and catch the tail end of the worst war the world had experienced up to that time. The U.S. would go on to suffer over 320,000 casualties. Look inside for rare video footage of the U.S. Army in World War I.
View rare video footage of U.S. Army combat training from World War I.