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Herbert H. Renshaw: First Marylander to die in WWI missing from US memorials

The name Herbert H. Renshaw as it appears at the Baltimore War Memorial. (Anthony C. Hayes) On May 22, 1917, Baltimore native Herbert H. Renshaw – a twenty-year-old Navy seaman – was serving as acting quartermaster aboard the submarine chaser […]

Herbert H. Renshaw on the plaque for Maryland servicemen from Wicomico County who died during World War I credit Anthony C. Hayes

Herbert H. Renshaw: First Marylander to die in WWI missing from US memorials

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The name Herbert H. Renshaw as it appears at the Baltimore War Memorial. (Anthony C. Hayes) On May 22, 1917, Baltimore native Herbert H. Renshaw – a twenty-year-old Navy seaman – was serving as acting quartermaster aboard the submarine chaser […]

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The 369th Experience will honor historic WWI African-American band.

Dr. Isrea Butler set to lead WWI tribute band 369th Experience

University of Maryland Eastern Shore music director will captain the 369TH EXPERIENCE Band’s Historic Re-Creation WASHINGTON, DC: The 369th Experience is pleased to announce Dr. Isrea Butler as band director

Actor David Shuey as General John J. Pershing speaks to a Mizzou ROTC class at the University of Missouri. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Mizzou ROTC gleans invaluable lessons from ‘General Pershing’

Actor David Shuey presenting General John J. Pershing to the Mizzou ROTC. (Anthony C. Hayes) Everyone recalls that enthusiastic high school history teacher who would don a powdered wig on

World War I ‘Not the forgotten war’

On the centennial anniversary of America's entry into the "War To End All Wars", some wonder if subsequent conflicts have dimmed the sacrifice of the millions who died to

Patrouille de France honors oldest ally at WWI Centennial

KANSAS CITY: It has been three decades since the Patrouille de France last toured North America. The precision aerobatic demonstration team of the French Air Force stays busy on

American troops walking along a road during World War I. (Wikimedia)

Libby O’Connell: World War I legacy, ‘The peace to end all peace’

American troops on the march in France during World War I. (Wikimedia) On April 6, America and many of its allies will solemnly commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the

Doctors and nurses tend to injured doughboys at U.S. Army General Hospital No. 2 at Ft. McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland.

Johns Hopkins physician remembered in ‘World War I New York’

World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War In 1917 one million soldiers, sailors, and Marines departed for France to fight in

Francis Warrington Gillet IV and his father, Francis Warrington Gillet III, remove the cover from the Michael O’Neal painting titled "Maryland Over Flanders". (Anthony C. Hayes)

Forgotten Maryland WWI hero immortalized in art

Francis Warrington Gillet IV and his father, Francis Warrington Gillet III, remove the veil covering "Maryland Over Flanders" by artist Michael O'Neal. (Anthony C. Hayes) A century ago, as the

Lafayette Escadrille honored on 100th Anniversary of formation

Members of the Lafayette Escadrille pose in front of their Nieuport fighters at the airfield in Verdun, France. It might come as a shock to some to learn that America’s

World War One Memorial to honor lives, offer lessons

Remember my forgotten man You put a rifle in his hand You sent him far away You shouted “Hip Hooray” But look at him today. Eighty five years after film star Joan Blondell sang

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