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Ceremonies - England - Eight hundred British school children voice thanks to America for help in war. Children of Gibbons Road School Harleside, London, held a special celebration in honor of America's participation in the war. Each schoolboy and schoolgirl produced a message of thanks to the United States for the aid she has rendered her ally

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

[US Participation in World War I, French Battlefields]

US Navy (USN) Rear Admiral (RADM) Albert Garcia III, Deputy Commander, 1ST Naval Construction Division, speaks with USN local area Delayed Entry Program members from Navy Recruiting District Denver, prior to their participation in the Navy Week Denver Cinco de Mayo Parade in Denver, Colorado (CO). Sponsored by the Navy Office of Community Outreach, Navy Week Denver is one of 20 such weeks planned this year in cities throughout the Country

A view of Strategic Air Command's parked B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, prior to their participation in Linebacker Operations over North Vietnam

Captain (CAPT) Charles Miller, master of the merchant vessel SS MAAGUEZ, right, visits the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43), to thank him and his crew members for their participation in the rescue of the MAYAGUEZ and its crew from Cambodia

Captain (CAPT) Charles Miller, master of the merchant vessel SS MAYAGUEZ, right, holds an interview with a naval officer concerning the rescue of the MAYAGUEZ and its crew from Cambodia. Miller is aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43), to thank him and crew for their participation in the rescue operation

Captain (CAPT) Charles Miller, master of the merchant vessel SS MAYAGUEZ, right, visits with CAPT Joseph F. Frick, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43), to thank him and his crew for their participation in the rescue of the MAYAGUEZ and its crew from Cambodia

Captain (CAPT) Charles Miller, master of the merchant vessel SS MAYAGUEZ, center, visits crew members of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) to thank them for their participation in the rescue of his crew and ship from Cambodia

Captain (CAPT) Charles Miller, master of the merchant vessel SS MAYAGUEZ, right, visits with CAPT Joseph F. Frick, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43), to thank him and his crew for their participation in the rescue of the MAYAGUEZ and its crew from Cambodia

Mrs. Carter in attendance and participation in the HUD Mental Health Commission Clinic

Mrs. Carter in attendance and participation in the HUD Mental Health Commission Clinic

Mrs. Carter in attendence and participation in the HUD Mental Health Commission Clinic

Mrs. Carter in attendence and participation in the HUD Mental Health Commission Clinic

Mrs. CArter in attendance and participation in the HUD Mental Health Commission Clinic

US News and World Report Editors interview the President; Mrs. Carter's attendence and participation in the HUD Commission on Mental Health Clinic

Mrs. Carter in attendence and participation in the HUD Mental Health Commission Clinic

A crewman strolls along the pier with his loved ones before boarding his ship to depart for participation in exercise Unitas XX. (Substandard image)

Crewmen stand at parade rest under the Mark 10 missile launcher aboard the guided missile destroyer USS DEWEY (DDG-45) as the ship gets underway for participation in exercise Unitas XX

Crewmen aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) prepare two RH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters for participation in Operation Evening Light, a rescue mission to Iran

A view of RH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters parked on the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68). The helicopters are being prepared for participation in Operation Evening Light, a rescue mission to Iran

U. S. Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard airmen relax on the airfield next to an aircraft prior to their participation in exercise Reforger/Autumn Forge '80. Autumn Forge will be a reserve airdrop near the base involving mostly U.S. and British troops and equipment

U.S. Army soldiers are airlifted to Osan by the Flying Tiger Airlines for participation in the Joint Chiefs of STAFF Exercise Team Spirit '81

U.S. Army soldiers are airlifted to Osan by the Flying Tiger Airlines for participation in the Joint CHIEF of STAFF Exercise Team Spirit '81. A soldier arrives on crutches to take part in the exercise

U.S. Army soldiers are airlifted to Osan by the Flying Tiger Airlines for participation in the Joint Chiefs of STAFF Exercise Team Spirit '81. The soldiers leave the air station on a public transportation bus

U.S. Army soldiers are airlifted to Osan by the Flying Tiger Airlines for participation in the Joint Chiefs of STAFF Exercise Team Spirit '81. A soldier arrives on crutches to take part in the exercise

MAJ Lance Smith of the 23rd Tactical Fighter Wing Flying Tigers explains to Flight LT. Goh Chyelee of the Royal Singapore Air Force, cockpit features of an A-7D Corsair II aircraft during their participation in a joint exercise. Flight LT. Tom Wong of the Royal Singapore Air Force takes a photograph of the demonstration

U.S. Marines of Co. K, 3rd Bn., 6th Mar., fires the light anti-armor weapon (LAW) during their participation in the amphibious landing exercise, Unitas XXII

A left front view of an SH-3A Sea King helicopter, from Fleet Composite Squadron 5 (VC-5), on the helicopter pad of the ammunition ship USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) as the pilot disembarks following landing. The Sea King has just returned from Calayan Island following participation in search and rescue (SAR) operations for the typhoon-damaged Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76)

A view of the USS MOUNT HOOD (AE-29) anchored offshore following its participation in search and rescue (SAR) operations for the beached and overturned Filipino frigate RPS DATU KALANTIAW (PS-76). The frigate was overtaken by Typhoon Clara

A Marine backs a forklift onto a mechanized landing craft (LCM-8) prior to the 31st Marine Amphibious Unit's participation in Kangaroo 4 (1981)

A port view of the destroyer USS COMTE DE GRASSE (DD-974) underway with a helicopter in flight off its starboard bow. The destroyer is headed for Norfolk Naval Base after participation in the joint U.S./French bicentennial celebration at Yorktown, Va

A port view of the French destroyer DE GRASSE (D-612) with other ships in the background. The ship is on the way to Norfolk Naval Base after participation in the joint U.S./French bicentennial celebration at Yorktown, Va

A port view of the destroyer USS COMTE DE GRASSE (DD-974) underway with the French destroyer DE GRASSE (D-612) in the background, upper right. The two ships are on their way to Norfolk Naval Base after participation in the joint U.S./French bicentennial celebration at Yorktown, Va

American troops, aboard an M113 armored personnel carrier, wave a "white flag" during their participation in Exercise BRIGHT STAR '82

A Marine OV-10A Bronco aircraft and a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter are being readied for participation in the Combined Arms Operation (CAO 1-82). The Marines participating are a part of the 6th Marine Amphibious Brigade

A Security Policeman crawls on his back under barbed wire during his participation in Exercise VOLANT RODEO

A Security Policeman crawls on his back under barbed wire during his participation in Exercise VOLANT RODEO

After their arrival aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft, Air Force personnel travel by bus to being participation in Reforger-Crested Cap I

After their arrival, Air Force personnel receive an orientation talk as they wait in an in-processing line to begin their participation in Reforger-Crested Cap I

After their arrival aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft, Air Force personnel wait in an in-processing line to begin their participation in Reforger-Crested Cap I

A U.S. Army sergeant from the 82nd Airborne Division observes the situation during his participation in exercise Reforger '82

Members of the 1ST Battalion, 28th Infantry Division, load their duffle bags aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft for the flight to Karlsruhe, West Germany, for participation in Exercise REFORGER '82

SPECIALIST 4 Sam Morgan, a member of the 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg, NC, relaxes in the departure area after his participation in the Autumn Forge Exercise CARBINE FORTRESS. This is a NATO exercise held annually in West Germany

Two members of the 1ST Battalion, 504th Infantry, Fort Bragg, NC, play cards as they await departure after their participation in the Autumn Forge Exercise CARBINE FORTRESS. Left is SPECIALIST 4 Sam Morgan and Private First Class Edwin A. Chavez, right

Members of the 1ST Battalion, 28th Infantry Division, load their duffle bags aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft for the flight to Karlsruhe, West Germany, for participation in Exercise REFORGER '82

German Labor Service personnel, left, assist men from the 1ST Infantry Division to load cable onto their vehicles at the Mannheim 1ST Combat Equipment Company facility as they prepare for participation in Exericse REFORGER '82

Members of the 701st Maintenance Battalion march across the runway apron after their arrival for participation in Exercise REFORGER '82. In the background is the C-141 Starlifter aircraft that provided their transportation from the U.S

Marines of the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit prepare to move out in a jeep during their participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

Soldiers of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, arrive by C-141 Starlifter aircraft for participation in Exercise Reforger '82

Members of the 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg NC, line up to board a Boeing 747 aircraft for the trip home after their participation in the AUTUMN FORGE Exercise CARBINE FORTRESS, part of NATO Exercise REFORGER '82, held annually in West Germany

Private First Class Eric Horpe, 1ST Battalion, 319th Field Artillery, 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg NC, reads as he waits for transportation home after his participation in the Autumn Forge Exercise CARBINE FORTRESS, a NATO exercise held annually in West Germany

Members of the 82nd Airborne Division from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, prepare to depart from Echterdingen Army Air Field, after their participation in the AUTUMN FORGE Exercise CARBINE FORTRESS. This is a NATO exercise held annually in West Germany

Rear Admiral Ed Martin, (left) Sixth Fleet Commander, and Vice Admiral J. R. Hogg, Seventh Fleet, Commander, talk with Marines of the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit during their participation as members of a multinational peacekeeping operation force

Rear Admiral Ed Martin, (left) Sixth Fleet Commander, and Vice Admiral J. R. Hogg, Seventh Fleet, Commander, talk with a Marine of the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit during his participation as a member of a multinational peacekeeping operation force

Colonel James M. Mead, 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit commander, leads Marines down the bow ramp of the tank landing ship USS MANITOWOC (LST 1180) to begin their to participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

Marines of the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit discuss operations connected to their participation as members of a multinational peacekeeping force

Members of the press interview Marines from the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit during their participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

Marines from the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit attend a memorial service for Corporal Reagan. He was one of the first Marines to be killed during the Marine participation in the multinational peacekeeping operation

A member of the press interviews two Marines from the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit during their participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

Marines of the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit prepare a defensive position during their participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

A Marine from the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit stacks ammunition at a defensive position during his participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

A Marine talks with a Lebanese Armed Forces soldier (center) and a French soldier during the 32nd Marine Amphibious Units participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

A Marine from the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit prepares a defensive position during his participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

Vice Admiral William H. Rowden, Sixth Fleet Commander, tours the Echo Company camp during the 32nd Marine Amphibious Units participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

Marines of the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit prepare their defensive positions at the foot of a hill during their participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

Assistant Secretary of Defense Frank Carlucci visits with Marines of the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit at Beirut International Airport, during their participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

Assistant Secretary of Defense Frank Carlucci visits with Marines of the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit at Beirut International Airport, during their participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

A civilian journalist photographs Marines of the 32nd Marine Amphibious Unit during their participation in a multinational peacekeeping operation

An aerial view of the flight line showing the control and reporting center and aircraft at the Savannah Airport. The aircraft are being prepared for participation in Exercise Quick Thrust '83

An aerial view of the flight line showing the control and reporting center and aircraft at the Savannah Airport. The aircraft are being prepared for participation in Exercise Quick Thrust '83

An aerial view of the flight line showing the control and reporting center and aircraft at the Savannah Airport. The aircraft are being prepared for participation in Exercise Quick Thrust '83

A Marine CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter is used by the 26th Marine Amphibious Unit, during their participation in Exercise Alpine Warrior '82

Members of the 26th Marine Amphibious Unit arrive by bus and wait for a flight to Camp Ripley, Minn., for participation in Exercise Alpine Warrior '82

Members of the 6th Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, prepare to begin participation in Exercise BRIMFROST '83 by moving out from their unit site in snowmobiles and other vehicles

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