Fort GreeneVille Vice Regent Brenda Arnett at the Versailles’s
gravesite of Wilk Gunckle, a WWI veteran and
American hero from Osgood.
Local DAR to
host Donuts and Coffee for Veterans
Fort GreeneVille Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution invites
all local Veterans for donuts and coffee in Honor of the 100th
Anniversary of America's entry into WWI on April 6, 2017.
Veterans can stop in between 9:00am - 11:00am at the Darke County
Extension Office Meeting Room (Located beside the Darke County Veterans
Services), 603 Wagner Ave. Greenville, OH.
It has been called THE GREAT WAR and THE WAR TO END ALL WARS. We know
it as WORLD WAR I. It began in 1914 and ended with an armistice at the
eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. On
April 6, 1917, the United States
Congress declared war upon the German Empire because of their
increasing aggression towards our interests. The cost...37 million
casualties, including 117,000 soldiers lost their lives and 205,000
wounded. More than four million American families sent their sons and
daughters to serve in uniform during the "Great War".
World War I remains America’s forgotten war, even though more Americans
gave their lives during that war than during Korea and Vietnam
combined, and even though it profoundly shaped the rest of “the