Stories tagged: WWI
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 6:29 a.m.
Macron invites Trump to Bastille Day to honor U.S. WWI troops
French President Emmanuel Macron has invited U.S. President Donald Trump to a Bastille Day celebration next month to celebrate the arrival 100 years ago of the American troops who fought …
Fri., June 9, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: “Slacker” draft evaders to appear before grand jury
A special federal grand jury was being called to handle a number of “slacker” (draft evader) cases.
Sun., June 4, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Local Greeks for American Red Cross
About 70 Greeks, “representing practically the entire colony in Spokane,” showed their patriotic spirit by donating a total of $250 to the American Red Cross.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
Thousands pause for global WWI centennial observance
Awed by an eight-plane flyover that left the sky streaked with plumes of red, white and blue contrails, thousands paused Thursday in the shadow of the nation’s official World War …
Tue., April 4, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Centennial of U.S. entrance into WWI lures visitors to museum
Crossing a glass walkway that spans a field of 9,000 poppies, visitors to the official U.S. memorial to World War I are transported to a time when tanks and air …