World War One Centennial Links

The World War One Centennial Commission was created by Public Law 112-272, passed by the 112th Congress and signed by the President in January, 2013. The Commission is responsible for planning, developing, and executing programs, projects, and activities to commemorate the centennial of World War I; encouraging private organizations and State and local governments to organize and participate in activities commemorating the centennial of World War I; facilitating and coordinating activities throughout the United States relating to the centennial of World War I; serving as a clearinghouse for the collection and dissemination of information about events and plans for the centennial of World War I; and developing recommendations for Congress and the President for commemorating the centennial of World War I.

 

 

The Lafayette Memorial in Marnes la Coquette, France, during centennial rededication, April 19, 2016.

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