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National World War I Museum and Memorial – In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace

On April 6th, dignitaries from more than 25 countries traveled to Our Town to witness In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I  at the National World War I Museum and Memorial.

Jeanne Glazer, Board Chairman Mark Jorgenson and Ann and Bob Regnier
Representatives of nations who fought against the United States or under whose flags the U.S. fought in WWI: Dr. Andrew Murrison, MP, United Kingdom Prime Minister’s special representative for the First World War Centenary; Ambassador Armando Varricchio, Ambassador of Italy to the U.S.; Ambassador Dr. Réka Szermerkényi, Ambassador of Hungary to the U.S.; Ambassador Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the U.S.; Consul General Khawar Nasim, Consul General of Canada; Ambassador Dirk Wouters, Ambassador of Belgium to the U.S.; Ambassador Dr. Wolfgang Waldner, Ambassador of Austria to the U.S.; and Group Captain Peter Davis, Assistant Defence Attaché, Defence Chief of Staff Embassy of Australia to the U.S.
World War I 100th Anniversary Ceremony. Photo by Christopher Smith
A B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber from the 509th Bomb Wing at the Whiteman Air Force Base flew over the grounds of the National World War I Museum and Memorial.

Additional photos featured in the May 13, 2017 issue
Photo Credit: Earl Richardson, Christopher Smith, Dan Videtich, and Dan White



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