Now all roads lead to France and heavy is the tread
Of the living; but the dead returning lightly dance.
Edward Thomas, Roads

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Was America World War One's Marchingest Country?


Of Course, the New Troops Did a Lot of Marching

Even Their Commander-in-Chief Joined In

The Marching Began Even Before the USA Entered the War
Preparedness Day in San Francisco, 22 July 1916

This Liberty Loan Parade in Philadelphia During the Spanish Influenza Led to an Explosion in Cases

Working Men in Washington, DC

Patriotic Children on Canal Street in New Orleans



The Women's Land Army

After the Armistice:  St. Louis Welcomes Home
the 138th Infantry

1 comment:

  1. Even with the carnage of war in front of it and the war's end behind it, the country seemed in halcyon days juxtaposed to today's upheaval.