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News : 2015

The USS Vencedor in service during WWI.

Courtesy of the Naval History and Heritage Command.  Photo #: NH 102346n

WWI Artifacts and Memories: H. H. Luedinghaus and the USS Vencedor

Posted on February 13, 2015

Recently,  Patrick Allie, WWI Exhibit Curator at the Missouri History Museum, wrote a blog about H.H. Luedinghaus and the U.S.S. Vencedor.  In it, he tells the story of how Luedinghaus and nine other young businessmen purchased a yacht and offered their services to the U. S. Navy during the war.  To… Continue Reading

WWI Artifacts and Memories: The 805th Pioneer Infantry Bearcats

Posted on January 9, 2015

Last year, project staff digitized portions of the Missouri History Museum's World War I collection.  The collection consists of over 6,000 pages related to military and civilian participation in World War I by individuals and groups from St. Louis and Missouri.  One of the military units whose docu… Continue Reading