News : 2015
The USS Vencedor in service during WWI.
Courtesy of the Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo #: NH 102346n
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
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