World War I

World War I (HM1CRB)

Location: Huntsville, AL 35801 Madison County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 44.063', W 86° 35.31'

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Known by many as "the War to end all Wars," World War I broke out in Europe in the summer of 1914 between the allied powers (United Kingdom, France, Russia, Italy) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria-Hungry, The Ottoman Empire). As the first global conflict of the industrial age, World War I introduced new weapons such as the airplane, tank, poison gas, submarine, and machine gun that took the lives of millions of soldiers and civilians.

The United Stated entered the war in April 1917 on the side of the allies to. In the words of President Woodrow Wilson, make the world safe for Democracy, American servicemen helped turn the tide of the war against Germany at the cost of 320,518 killed or wounded.

Western and Eastern Fronts
28 June 1914 - 14 November 1918

United States at war
6 April - 11 November 1918

Courage * Sacrifice * Duty

Ackley, Raymond · Allison, Ora · Arnold, Jim · Berry, Joe C. · Bevell, Robert · Branum, Albert L. · Brewer, William C. · Broughthonm, Dan · Brumley, James S. · Burks, James · Burton, Joe · Cochran, Cecil · Colwell, Alvin · Criner, Cabe · Cunk, Percy · Davis, Hugh O. · Davis, Wattie · Willie, Davis, · Dutton, Bryan M. · Edwards, Oscar · Evans, Isadora, · Fears, Sam David, · Fisk, James H. · Fisk, Numan · Fitzgerald, Matt B. · Fulks, Dennis · Gentry, Herman D. · Gilbreath, Henry J. · Gold, Clarence F. · Hill, Dock · Hope, Ben · Lane, James A. · Logan, James · Logan, Jonus · Manning, James · Mapes, Ben · Martin, Grey T. · Martin, Lee C. · Mason, James T. · Mayes, Turner · Miller, James · Moon, Ellis J. · Moore, Charles · Moore, Herman · Naugher, Robert L. · Patterson, Johnnie H. · Payne, Milas A. · Penland, David A. · Prentice, Ralph · Preston, Horace · Roberts, Opal H. · Rozell, Leo · Rutledge, George E. · Satterfield, Kirk · Smith, Joe · Stewart, James F. · Stiles, John H · Thomas, James B. · Thompson, J.L. · Treece, John H. · Wade, David · Wagner, Robert · Wells, William
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HM NumberHM1CRB
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Year Placed2011
Placed ByThe Veterans Memorial Foundation
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 3:38am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 537671 N 3843664
Decimal Degrees34.73438333, -86.58850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 44.063', W 86° 35.31'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 44' 3.78" N, 86° 35' 18.60" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 123-145 Patriots Walkway, Huntsville AL 35801, US
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