Congress voted to declare war on Germany on April 6, 1917. President Woodrow Wilson had asked Congress for the declaration to "make the world safe for democracy," and promised "a war to end all wars." More than 38 million soldiers and civilians died in World War 1. 20 million more were wounded.
Did you have a family member serve in the American Expeditionary Force? We'd like to hear your memories of stories told by family members who served.