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Anniversary of America’s Entry into WWI

April 6, 2024, marks the 106th anniversary of the United States’ Entry into World War I.

“On April 6, 1917, the United States formally declared war against Germany and entered the conflict in Europe. Fighting since the summer of 1914, Britain, France, and Russia welcomed news that American troops and supplies would be directed toward the Allied war effort. Under the command of Major General John J. Pershing, over two million U.S. troops served in France during the war.”

Source: Library of Congress

Learn more:
The National WWI Museum and Memorial: U.S. Enters the War
National Archives: Wilson Struggles as He Prepares the Nation for World War I