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January, 2018

Uniforms of the Western Front
Dates: Monday, January 01, 2018 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Over 25 combat uniforms of the Western Front are on display.
Contact: dennis_skupinski@yahoo.com
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Michigan

COURAGE WITHOUT FEAR:THE RED ARROW DIVISION IN WORLD WAR I
Dates: Friday, January 05, 2018 10:00am - 05:00pm

COURAGE WITHOUT FEAR:THE RED ARROW DIVISION IN WORLD WAR I 100 years ago, the world was at war on an unprecedented scale.  There was fighting between empires across Europe, the Middle East, and even Africa with no end in site.  In 1917, the United States joined the war in an effort to bring this "war to end all wars" to a stop and win victory for its allies.  The young men from the Tri-Cities that volunteered for this fight would go on to see action in some of the most crucial battles from the late stages of the war.  Their stories ...
Contact: PH # 616 842 0700
Tri-Cities Historical Museum

Grand Haven, MI

 

Category: Michigan

Michigan's World War 1 Ambulance Service
Dates: Friday, January 12, 2018 06:00pm - 08:00pm

Michigan's World War 1 Ambulance Service Sponsored by Jackson Community Ambulance A Michigan World War 1 Centennial event titled: "Michigan's World War 1 Ambulance Service" feature items from Michigan Servicemen who served during World War 1 in the ambulance corps. Learn about many different ways men and women could service in the ambulance corps during the war.  
Contact: (517) 926-6696
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Michigan
February, 2018

Polar Bears; The American North Russia Expeditionary Force, ANREF
Dates: Sunday, February 18, 2018 02:00pm - 04:00pm

Polar Bears; The American North Russia Expeditionary Force, ANREF Michigan Military Technical & Historical SocietyIs proud to presentPolar Bears;The American North Russia Expeditionary Force, ANREF 1918-1919 A presentation by Mike GrobbelSunday February 18th at 2:00pmAdmission by donationDuring the Russian Civil War of 1918, the Western Allies, fearful that war material shipped to the old Czarist regime might fall into the hands of the Bolsheviks, asked the United States to provide men in order to secure the materials shipped there. Many of these men came from the Detroit area.Mike Grobbel is a historian with the Michigan Military & Space Heroes Museum in Frankenmuth. Michigan Military Technical ...
Contact: mimths@mimths.org 586-872-2581
Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society

EASTPOINTE, MI

 

Category: Michigan

Michigan in World War , Stories of the Home Front
Dates: Sunday, February 25, 2018 02:00pm - 03:00pm

Michigan in World War , Stories of the Home Front Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society's event Michigan Military Technical & Historical SocietyIs proud to presentMichigan in World War 1 Stories of the Home FrontA presentation by Dennis Skupinski                                                                                                                                ...
Contact: mimths@mimths.org
Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society

EASTPOINTE, MI

 

Category: Michigan
April, 2018

Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress 2018
Dates: Thursday, April 12, 2018 01:30pm - 02:00pm

WCX18 SAE World Congress Experience For more information call 877-606-7323 or visit the web www.wcx18.org World War 1 Liberty Truck (celebrates 100 years) Designed by the S.A.E. to specifications developed by the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps, Motor Transport Section Presenter: Dennis Skupinski    Chair, Michigan's WW1 Centennial Commission 1 Washington Blvd. Detroit, MI 48226
Contact: call 877-606-7323 or visit the web www.wcx18.org
Cobo Center

Detroit, Mi

 

Category: Michigan
August, 2018

Over Here! A Michigan World War 1 Centennial Event
Dates: Saturday, August 04, 2018 - Sunday, August 05, 2018

Over Here!  A Michigan World War 1 Centennial Event UPDATE! We are going to have the WWI Centennial Event on August 4-5 instead of May. This allows more time for planning and for the Governor's Commission to get fully involved. We still plan to bring in music, re-enactors, kids activities, period vehicles, period food, drink and cocktails and more! Please watch for many announcements coming soon. We have some great Spring, Summer and Fall events lined up!
Contact: Call (517) 926-6696
Michigan Military Heritage Museum

Grass Lake, MI

 

Category: Michigan
November, 2018

Rosie's Mom and other stories of the Michigan WW1 Home Front
Dates: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 07:30pm - 09:00pm

Rosie's Mom and other stories of the Michigan World War 1 Home Front Wednesday November 7, 2018  7:30 PM at the Yankee Air Museum, General Purpose Room, Willow Run Airport Yankee Air Museum 47884 D St, Belleville, MI 48111 (East Side of Airport) Presenter: Michigan World War 1 Centennial Commissioner Dennis Skupinski Twenty years before Rosie the Riveter and the Willow Run Plant, Rosie's Mom helped the United States win the World War.  Women were part of Michigan's World War 1 work effort, building bomber airplanes, Liberty engines and other material for the war effort. Learn about Rosie's Mom during the war plus the birth of ...
Contact: 734-483-4030
Yankee Air Museum

Belleville, MI

 

Category: Michigan

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