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Newspaper headlines about start of World War 1; later US entry into World War 1, and building of US Navy ships for war effort
A map of Europe with German cross superimposed on it. Shows various newspaper headlines about World War I. First one indicating the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914; next “Germany Declares War – All Europe in Arms”; next “Germany Invades France”; then “French Resist at Marne”; then “Lusitania Sunk”, followed by “U.S. Declares War.” The latter is seen after an image of a newspaper printing press running at high speed. A worker at the printing plant stands beside the printing press and reads the newspaper. Various headlines about America entering into World War I, including “U.S. At War” and “U.S. Troops Land in France.” Scene shows several posters to promote Liberty Bonds; one reads, “Beat Back the Hun with Liberty Bonds.” US Navy ships being constructed during World War 1 at a shipyard. Ships at piers as men work on them. A U.S. vessel underway at sea. A United States destroyer underway at sea. Location: United States. Date: 1917.
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