WW1 Photos: The World's Greatest War, Peace Treaty Edition - 1919
Photographs and Other Images Sourced from the Book, The World's Greatest War: The Triumph of America's Army and Navy -- Peace Treaty Edition, 1919. A part of the World War 1 Online Exhibit at the GG Archives.
Front Cover, The World's Greatest War: The Triumph of America's Army and Navy -- Peace Treaty Edition, 1919. GGA Image ID # 193e19166e
Treating the Wounded at Evacuation Hospital in France. Easing the Pain of the Wounded in an Evacuation Hospital in France. the Red Cross Nurses in the Photo (Two Girls From Aberdeen, S. D. ) Are Giving Wounded Yank a Newspaper From God’s Country and Some Chocolate, and He Evidently Appreciates Their Work. The World's Greatest War, 1919. GGA Image ID # 185589a51b
Women Doctors at an American Base Hospital in France Giving Skillful and Tender Treatment to American Wounded. More Than 2,000 Women Physicians and Surgeons Serve These Hospitals Under the Red Cross. Photograph © International Film Service. The World's Greatest War, 1919. GGA Image ID # 1854f5cf09
SS Mauretania in Camouflage. The First Batch of American Troops to Return From France After the Armistice. the Photo Shows the Camouflage of SS Mauretania as She Arrived in New York Harbor Bearing 5,000 Men, of Whom 1,100 Were Wounded. The World's Greatest War, 1919. GGA Image ID # 185609e015
General John J. Pershing, Commander American Expeditionary Forces in France, in August, 1918, Had an Army of 1,500,000 Americans in France, Doing Glorious Service With Their Allies Against the Common Enemy. His Selection for Command Was Approved by All Americans ; He Is the Idol of His Men. The World's Greatest War, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18560e40f6
"Giants of Democracy." Lloyd George, Sir Douglas Haig, Woodrow Wilson, General Pershing, and Marshal Foch. The World's Greatest War, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18564baf07
Homecoming of American Soldiers From Europe. an Upper Deck of the Steamship Mauretania, Sister Ship of the Ill-Fated Lusitania, as She Steamed Into New York Harbor, Bringing Back the First Batch of Returning Troops. These Men Were All of the Aviation Service Who Had Been in Training in England. Their Faces Show How Glad They Were to See the Goddess of Liberty Once More. Photograph © International Film Service. The World's Greatest War, 1919. GGA Image ID # 18564c61c9
President Wilson and War Cabinet. Copyright by G. V. Buck, Washington, D. C. from U. & U., N. Y. The World's Greatest War, 1919. GGA Image ID # 1856db6786
Back Row, From Left to Right—President Woodrow Wilson; William G. McAdoo, Secretary of the Treasury; Thomas W. Gregory, Attorney General; Josephus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy; David F. Houston, Secretary of Agriculture; and William B. Wilson, Secretary of Labor.
Front Row, From Left to Right—Robert Lansing, Secretary of State; Newton D. Baker, Secretary of War; Albert S. Burleson, Postmaster-General; Franklin K. Lane, Secretary of the Interior; and William C. Redfield, Secretary of Commerce.
Departure of President Wilson From New York. December 3, 1918, on the Steamship George Washington, Formerly a German Liner on His Voyage to France to Attend the Peace Conference. This Event Made a New Record in American History, It Being the First Time a President Has Ever Left the Country for Any Length of Time. a Destroyer Is Seen Escorting the President's Ship Down the Harbor to Staten Island, Where the Battleship Pennsylvania Assumed the Chief Escort Duty. Photograph © International Film Service. The World's Greatest War, 1919. GGA Image ID # 1856f1e242
President Wilson, Parade of Returning Soldiers. President Wilson Leading the Parade of Returned Soldiers in Washington on Thursday, February 27. 1919. During His Brief Appearance in the Capital on His First Return From France. The World's Greatest War, 1919. GGA Image ID # 185708aa2a
The Doughboy Homeward Bound With Colors Flying. Registering on the Dock at St. Nazaire, France, Just Before Boarding the Transport for Home and Mother, as All the Homecoming Yanks Were Required to Do. The World's Greatest War, 1919. GGA Image ID # 1857bcd04a
U. S. Ward Car of Model Hospital Train for Transport of American Wounded in Comfortable and Sanitary Condition, Giving Each Case the Best Possible Care. Photograph from International Film Service. The World's Greatest War, 1919. GGA Image ID # 1857cb6dc3
Thomas H. Russell, A.M., LL.D., The World's Greatest War and Triumph of America's Army and Navy, Peace Treaty Edition, Chicago, The Homewood press, c1918.