The United States joined in the war April 6, 1917, but the story does not begin or end there. Where does the story of World War I intersect with the stories of national parks? The answers might surprise you.
"The world must be made safe for democracy."
Preparing for War
Parks are usually serene today, but during the war these places buzzed with activity as the nation built and trained its military.
Fighting the War
Glimpse the diversity of the American experience overseas and the shock of the war coming to American coastlines.
Last updated: February 12, 2018