Photos: April 6 - 100 years since United States entered World war 1

Updated: May 21, 2019, 23:30 IST
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    Picture taken in September 1918 during the first World War of American artillerymen pounding the german lines soldiers near Verdun. All pics/AFP
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    This file photo taken in September 1918 during World War I, at Camp Hospital Number 43, shows Lieutenant John Applebee(R), an American Red Cross Home Service worker, as he gives comfort and reassurance to American soldiers. The soldiers were anxious about the welfare of their families at home in the US.
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    This undated file photo taken during World War I shows US Army General John Pershing(C) reviewing the 5th Infantry troops.
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    This handout photo taken in 1919, shows some of the African American men of the 369th (15th NY) who won the Croix de Guerre for gallantry in action during World War I. Left to right. Front row: Pvt. Ed Williams, Herbert Taylor, Pvt. Leon Fraitor, Pvt. Ralph Hawkins. Back Row: Sgt. H. D. Prinas, Sgt. Dan Strorms, Pvt. Joe Williams, Pvt. Alfred Hanley, and Cpl. T. W. Taylor.
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    Picture shows US troops upon landing in Boulogne-sur-Mer, northern France, early in the First World War.
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  • Photos: April 6 - 100 years since United States entered World war 1
    John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing (Centre - R), the U.S. Army general who led the American Expeditionary Force in World War I, being welcomed in Boulogne, northern France, by French General Peltier (no first name available) member of the French military mission to assist the U.S. Army
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    This file photo taken in 1917 shows women suffragettes enrolling their willingness to aid their country when hostilities broke out between Germany and the United States during World War I
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    An American soldier walking next to a French girl riding an american horse during the First World War.
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    Picture shows American troops on the French front during the First World War.
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    This file photo taken in 1917 in Washington, DC shows suffragists carrying banners on picket duty,at the east entrance of the White House during World War
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    A picture of a post card released by the Historial de Péronne, Museum of WW1, shows a portrait of American President Woodrow Wilson with the slogan "Glory to President Wilson" during the First World War.
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    Picture of a colorised post card released by the Historial de Péronne, Museum of WW1, shows American troops repairing a US army field gun during the First World War.
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    Picture shows American troops on the French front during the First World War.
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    This image obtained 23 March, 2005 shows Uncle Sam on a US Army recruiting poster.The famous poster was used extensively in World War I and World War II to attract recruits.
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On this day (April 6, 2017), United States President Woodrow Wilson and Congress voted to declare war on Germany in World war I. Here are some pictures of WWI

 

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