League Events

Events sponsored by the League of WW I Aviation Historians or its local chapters may be found on the League News page.

Springfield Arsenal Exhibit Closing - Push the Green Hand Ahead

Last chance to see the current exhibit, Push the Green Hand Ahead: Springfield Armory in World War I. The exhibit will close at the end of the day on January 7.The Springfield Armory NHS is at One Armory Square, Springfield MA. Phone: 413-271-3971 https://www.nps.gov/spar

 

Springfield Arsenal New Exhibit: The Spoils of War

The commemoration of the World War I Centennial continues with a new exhibition. The Spoils of War: Relics from the Front, opening Feb. 8 2018, will feature artifacts gathered by the US Army just after the war and sent to Springfield Armory’s museum for preservation. See battlefield pickups, captured firearms, and other interesting relics from all sides of the Great War.

The Springfield Armory NHS is at One Armory Square, Springfield MA. Phone: 413-271-3971 https://www.nps.gov/spar

Show of Shows Feb. 22-25, 2018

The annual Show of Shows (SOS) is the largest military show in the US with 2200 tables of military relics and collectibles covering all wars and all nations.  The show is put on by the Ohio Valley Military Society, (OVMS), the oldest and largest non-profit educational organization of military memorabilia collectors.

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USPS Commemorative Stamp for WW I

World War I: Turning the TideWorld War I: Turning the Tide
With this stamp, the Postal Service pays tribute to the sacrifice of American soldiers and millions of supporters on the home front who experienced World War I. Entering World War I (1914–1918) in its later stages, the United States helped turn the tide of war in favor of the Allies. Image is preliminary.