On 20 July 1917, Secretary of War Newton D. Baker, blindfolded, drew the first draft number in the lottery to be called up: Number 258. Those drafted were to serve in the American forces during World War I.
- Receiving news of peace in Alaska, 1918 — Share the History Love... Armed men, in Alaska, receive news of peace on November 11, 1918. Share the History Love... [...]
- D-Day in Pictures: Part VI — Share the History Love... D-Day in Pictures: Part I D-Day in Pictures: Part II D-Day in Pictures: Part III D-Day in Pictures: Part IV D-Day in Pictures: Part V “We got on the beach and they have all these people laying down on the beach that were killed, it was chaos” – SSG Walter Ehlers, 18th Infantry [...]
- Helicopter carrying a howitzer, 1966 — Share the History Love... Arriving at a forward area, a U.S. Air Force CH-30 helicopter carrying a 105mm howitzer is directed in for a landing, ca. February 1966. The artillery piece, which was in a rear area and was needed by U.S., Vietnam, and Australian troops, was airlifted to the front in a matter of [...]
- Alexander Milliner: Washington’s favorite drummer boy — Share the History Love... Alexander Milliner enlisted as a drummer boy who served in Gen. Washington’s Life Guard unit. He was reportedly a favorite of Washington’s, often playing at his personal request. He was present at the battles of Brandywine, Monmouth – where he was shot in the thigh after a bullet passed through his drum [...]
- “In the Badlands,” 1904 — Share the History Love... Three Native Americans are shown on horseback with the Badlands silhouetted behind them. Edward Sheriff Curtis took this photograph, titled “In the Badlands”, in 1904. Share the History Love... [...]