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Tag Archives: WWI
The War is Over: Armistice Day, November 11, 1918
The “War to End All Wars,” which lasted over 4 years and cost almost 20 million lives, ended on November 11th, 1918, at 11 A.M. (6 A.M. here in Dayton). Headlines in the November 11 Dayton Daily News read “World’s Greatest War … Continue reading
Posted in Collections, Dayton Daily News Tagged Alice Carr, Armistice, MS-135, MS-182, ms-342, WWI, WWI100 Comments Off on The War is Over: Armistice Day, November 11, 1918
Missed It By One Day: Clair W. Welty, An American Soldier in WWI
As we near the end of the World War I centennial commemorations, I find myself thinking of Clair Wilbur Welty, who, towards the end of the war, was a 28-year-old pilot-trainer in the U.S. Army Signal Corps at Issoudun, France. … Continue reading
Posted in Aviation, Collections Tagged aviation, aviation history, MS-196, World War I, WWI Comments Off on Missed It By One Day: Clair W. Welty, An American Soldier in WWI
The Lufbery Legacy Lives On!
Raoul Lufbery, WWI Flying Ace, made his mark on history and his story is preserved in Special Collections and Archives at Wright State University. We had the pleasure of hosting his great nephew, Raoul Lufbery III, and his wife, Lynn, … Continue reading
Posted in Aviation, Collections, SC&A Tagged aviation history, MS-502, Raoul Lufbery, WWI, WWI100 1 Comment