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Centennial News Reports - Video

Michigan's WW1 Centennial - The Liberty Truck Story

Liberty Truck

Liberty Truck

Michigan's WW1 Centennial Commission The Liberty Truck Story

Michigan's WW1 Centennial News Report December 2017

December 2017

War Time Recipes 1914

War Time Recipes 1914 French Salad Dressing, Split Pea Soup and Spanish Hash plus an update on Michigan's WW1 Centennial Commission.

Michigan's WW1 Centennial News Report November 2017

November 2017

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway became a great writer and adventurer. During World War 1 he served in Italy with the Ambulance Service. Learn about the Michigan Connection to this great personality. Also hear author John Cohassey talk about Mr. Hemingway.

Michigan's WW1 Centennial News Report October 2017

October  2017

 

Michigan's World War 1 Centennial Commission

Governor Rick Snyder appointed 11 members to Michigan's World War 1 Centennial Commission

 

 

The Making of Americans: A World War 1 Home Front Story   November 18, 2017

November 18, 2017 Lake Orion Township Library

Presented by Dennis Skupinski, Michigan World War 1  Commissioner

 

Mid-West WWI Centennial Regional Meeting, Pritzker Military Museum & Library September 2017

September  2017

Mid-West WWI Centennial Regional Meeting, Pritzker Military Museum & Library

 

Michigan's WWI Centennial News Report September 2017

Michigan's Naval Militia
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Michigan's WW1 Centennial News Report September 2017

September  2017

Michigan's Naval Militia September 2017

Michigan's Naval Militia:
Michigan's Naval Militia Served in France during WW1 operating the 14 inch guns of the Naval Railway Batteries.

Michigan's WWI Centennial News Report August 2017

Fort Custer Museum
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Michigan's WW1 Centennial News Report August 2017

August  2017

Fort Custer Museum August 2017

Fort Custer Museum:
Learn all about the Fort Custer Museum and the history of Fort Custer.

Michigan's WW1 Centennial News Report July 2017

July  2017

Fort Custer Centennial July 1,2017

Fort Custer Centennial:
Watch the dedication ceremony for the Michigan Historical Commission Plaque, the Time Capsule and more.

Michigan's WW1 Centennial News Report June 2017

June  2017

An interview with Dr. Rennell about the documentary he produced almost 40 years ago "Over There 1918 1978"

In 1978, Dr. Ed Rennell directed and produced the documentary "Over There 1918 1978" , the story of the Sault Ste. Marie doughboys Drum and Bugle Corps which travels to France 60 years after the end of the War to end all Wars.
This is an interview with Dr. Rennell about the documentary he produced almost 40 years ago.

Michigan's WW1 Centennial Songs "Over There"

Geo. M. Cohan's Over There performed by The Dugouts.
From a Taste in the Trenches, a WW1 Cocktail Party.
At the Michigan Military Heritage Museum, Grass Lake, MI

Michigan World War 1 Centennial Song "Over There"

Michigan's WW1 Centennial Songs "Here's to the Boys in Khaki"

The Dugouts perform "Here's to the Boys in Khaki" written by Charles Forsythe from Lawrence, MI. during WW1. Here performed this song with his brother and Dusty Rhodes across Europe for the Red Cross.

Michigan World War 1 Centennial Song "Here's to the Boys in Khaki"

Michigan's WW1 Centennial Songs "Good Old General Haig"

Good Old General Haig Performed by The Dugouts

Michigan World War 1 Centennial Song "Good Old General Haig"

Michigan's WW1 Centennial News Report May 2017

May 2017

Michigan World War 1 Centennial Events

One 100 years ago the United States of America entered into the Great War. This program documents some of the WW1 Centennial events around the state of Michigan.

Michigan's WW1 Centennial Presents:

1918 Over There 1978

Sault Ste Marie WW1 Doughboys Return to France 1978

The story of the Sault Ste Marie WW1 Veterans Drum & Bugle Corps returning to France 60 years after the end of the "War to End All Wars".

 

Michigan's WW1 Centennial News Report April 2017

April 2017

Michigan State Troops


In April of 1917, Michigan and Governor Albert Sleeper faced a problem, The United States was now at war with Germany and Austro-Hungarian Empire, Who would be used for internal state security? Bridges, tunnels and other important installations had to be protected, there was a large population of people from the enemy states living in Michigan, the National Guard was being sent to France and local law enforcement was part-time or a volunteer force, Who would protect Michigan? This is the story of the Michigan State Troops Home Guard or as they are known today as the Michigan Volunteer Defense Force. One Century of Service protecting the State of Michigan.