On Active Service

Clockwise from top left: Claude Beck of Portland (Army); Andrew Johnson of Phoenix (Air Corps); Ralph Gilliam of Wolf Creek (Navy); Revel Bower of Hopewell (Marines). All photographs of soldiers, sailors, and marines in this exhibit are from the following records unless otherwise noted: (OSA, Oregon Defense Council Records, World War I Personnel Photographs)
This section does not present a comprehensive view of the politics, strategies, or battlefield tactics of World War I. Rather, it looks at the war on a human scale through the diverse military encounters of Oregonians serving in the "the war to end all wars."

Profiles of Service


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