100th Anniversary of the “War to End All Wars”
Take a look back at the Great War with mint stamps
On April 6, 1917, the United States declared war on the German Empire. Just a few months later, millions of Americans were drafted to fight overseas on the Western Front. You can explore important moments from the war with these six mint sheets issued to mark its 100th anniversary. You’ll get sheets honoring:
• The First Battle of the Marne – pictures the French and German generals as well as battle scenes.
• James Montgomery Flagg’s famed Uncle Sam “I Want You Poster”
• Military aircraft used in World War I
• Tanks used in the war such as the Saint-Chamond, the Schneider CA1, the Mark IX, and the Medium mark C
• Weaponry from the war including flamethrowers, tanks, and torpedoes
• Plus a sheet reproducing WWI pictures of Alvin York, John J. Pershing, a soldier at the Battle of Verdun, an Army recruiting office, women working in an ammunition factory, and a 1919 victory parade.
Get ready to add lots of important and meaningful World War I history to your collection – order your set today.