World War I Centennial Commission photo by Matthew McCoy
To recognize the centennial anniversary of World War I, the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, is celebrating our military forbears in uniform with… well, a different set of uniforms.
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On June 6, 1944, a 19-year-old American sailor stood on the deck of a landing craft support, small. The ship was designed to provide cover fire for the soldiers who would storm the beaches for the largest amphibious operation in American history, D-Day.