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The War is Over: Armistice Day, November 11, 1918

The “War to End All Wars,” which lasted over 4 years and cost almost 20 million lives, ended on November 11th, 1918, at 11 A.M. (6 A.M. here in Dayton). Headlines in the November 11¬†Dayton Daily News¬†read “World’s Greatest War … Continue reading

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Missed It By One Day: Clair W. Welty, An American Soldier in WWI

As we near the end of the World War I centennial commemorations, I find myself thinking of Clair Wilbur Welty, who, towards the end of the war, was a 28-year-old pilot-trainer in the U.S. Army Signal Corps at Issoudun, France. … Continue reading

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The Lufbery Legacy Lives On!

Raoul Lufbery, WWI Flying Ace, made his mark on history and his story is preserved in Special Collections and Archives at Wright State University. We had the pleasure of hosting his great nephew, Raoul Lufbery III, and his wife, Lynn, … Continue reading

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