Please note: this is an online program, presented via Zoom. Registration is required. Take another look at World War I military history, and learn about local and/or Rock Island Arsenal history related to WWI. In our June program, Arsenal historian discusses the terrible results of Chemical Warfare.
Original Caption: American fighters show use of gas masks. The first contingent of American fighters who have seen service in the trenches came to New York to aid the Liberty Loan, April 1918. They are shown demonstrating the use and manner of wearing of wearing the gas masks. Date Taken: 4/18/1918 Photographer: International Film Service
National Archives Identifier: 165-WW-96A-5, Series: American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, 1917 - 1918. Unrestricted use.