Fort Niagara's two 1917 training camps prepared thousands of officers for service "Over There."
The final installment of our three-part series explores how Western New York supported America’s entry into the First World War, as well as the celebration that took place once peace was declared.
The second installment of our three-part series examines the final years leading up to America’s declaration of war in 1917, as tensions rise and the region deals with issues of ethnicity and preparedness.
The onset of the First World War brought Glenn Curtiss’ quest to send an aircraft across the Atlantic to a temporary halt. But it also brought incredible changes to his small-town aeroplane and motor business.
Long before America went “over there,” Western New York had to cope with some unique realities in the opening years of the First World War. In part one of a three-part series, we look at a usually peaceful region during the years of true neutrality.
John Knox MacArthur shot down six enemy planes and won the Distinguished Service Cross fighting in the skies above France. Remember the daring ace from Buffalo that met his demise in the Great War.
From the turn-of-the-century Aero Club through Curtiss-Wright warplanes and Bell helicopters to news of a new museum in Niagara Falls.
The Pierce-Arrow motor car company went from manufacturing luxury cars to building trucks for the army during WWI.