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The Performance Begins Today

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Ceremonies - New York City - Peace reports stop business in New York. When the first report of Peace was announced in New York today, business in general was stopped and crowds from business houses, hotels, and residences swarmed into the streets and began the wildest celebration ever witnessed in this history of the city

Demobilization - Miscellaneous - 44th Heavy Field Artillery back on the Cedric. Troops of the 44th Heavy Field Artillery, Regular Army, back on the Cedric when she docked today. These men have all seen active service in France

Colleges and Universities - West Point - Ceremonies - West Pointers receive diplomas today. 137 members of class of 1919 will be graduated a year ahead of schedule tomorrow. The graduation ball is being held at the Military Academy. John Paul Dean, Worcester, Massachusetts, is the Honor Man

Balloons - Miscellaneous - New U.S. Dirigible. A dirigible that is claimed to be of the latest type seen in the U.S. flew over this city today. This photo shows the dirigible with the Woolworth building in the background

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - 22nd Engineers lead the thousands in today's great send-off parade

Ceremonies - New York City - Peace reports stop business in New York. When the first report of Peace was announced in New York today, business in general was stopped and crowds from business houses, hotels and residences swarmed into the streets and began the wildest celebration ever witnessed in the history of the city

Ceremonies - Demobilization - Old 9th arrives home aboard U.S. Cruiser Huntington. About 1,688 troops of the old 9th Coast Artillery now known as the 57th Artillery, arrived home today aboard the U.S. Cruiser Huntington, a general view of the parade shortly after the boys disembarked

Ceremonies and Parades - Men of 77th Division in mass formation marching on Fifth Avenue, N.Y. Heroes of the 77th Division marching up Fifth Avenue in parade today

Ceremonies - New York City - Peace reports stop business in New York. When the first report of Peace was announced in New York today, business in general was stopped and crowds from business houses, hotels and residences swarmed into the streets and began the wildest celebration ever witnessed in the history of the city

Ceremonies - Demobilization - Old 9th arrives home aboard U.S. Cruiser Huntington. About 1,688 troops of the old 9th Coast Artillery, now known as the 57th Artillery arrived home today aboard the U.S. Cruiser Huntingon. Parade taken after the boys disembarked

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - 332D Infantry Passing New York Library on Fifth Avenue. These men who fought on Piave with the Italian Army were presented with a medal today by Italian Government in Central Park

Armistice - Armistice - The surrender of Sedan in 1870 reversed in 1918. Faint hearted at the severe terms that were being imposed upon their beloved country the French plenipotentiaries slowly pass from the peace table while the haughty Hun looks on and Bismarck squats in a chair as though he were there to stay. Today the tables are turned, for the Sedan of 1870 passes into the hands of democartic America by capture in place of an autocratic Germany

Ceremonies - New York City - Peace reports stop business in New York. When the first report of Peace was announced in New york today, business in general was stopped and crowds from business houses, hotels and residences swarmed into the streets and began the wildest celebration ever witnessed in the history of the city

Decorations - Presentations - DSM and CM of Honor - D.S.C. Winner of 111th Machine Gun Battalion. Sergeant William D'Nichol of Jersey city returned with his company today. He won the D.S.C. while in France

One Hundred and Forty-Nine Years Old today and Spotless

Your draft board OK's Off-Season Work on Logging, Cap Saw Mills, and Pulp Cutting. See Your Draft Board TODAY. War manpower commission, United States employment service [Herold Van]

"Today We Own Germany-and Tomorrow the Whole World"-Storm Troopers Song. What Do You Say America?

SGT. HENRY JOHNSON - AMERICAN HERO of WORLD WAR I - AN INSPIRATION TO OUR FIGHTING MEN TODAY

"GETTYSBURG YESTERDAY - THE WORLD TODAY"

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Two Latin Girls Pose in front of a Wall of Graffiti in Lynch Park in Brooklyn, New York City, this Project is a Portrait of the Inner City Environment, it Contains Life, Great Murals on the Walls of Buildings and People Enjoying Themselves, Today's Inner City is a Contradiction to Main Stream America's Gas Stations Expressways Shopping Centers and Tract Homes, Blacks, Latins, and Poor Whites Live There

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (right), U.S. Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), stands next to Nancy Raley, Georgetown Today, in the office of the SECDEF, Washington, D.C., Aug. 4, 1976. OSD Package No. D-1998-OSD-76-080006 (PHOTO by Ron Hall) (Released)

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (right), U.S. Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), is being interviewed by Nancy Raley (left), Georgetown Today, in the office of the SECDEF, Washington, D.C., Aug. 4, 1976. OSD Package No. D-1998-OSD-76-080006 (PHOTO by Ron Hall) (Released)

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (right), U.S. Secretary of Defense (SECDEF), is being interviewed by Nancy Raley (center, right), Georgetown Today, in the office of the SECDEF, Washington, D.C., Aug. 4, 1976. OSD Package No. D-1998-OSD-76-080006 (PHOTO by Ron Hall) (Released)

President Carter announced today he will invoke the procedures of the Taft-Hartley Act in an attempt to get striking members of the United Mine Workers back to work.

President Carter announced today he will invoke the procedures of the Taft-Hartley Act in an attempt to get striking members of the United Mine Workers back to work.

President Carter announced today he will invoke the procedures of the Taft-Hartley Act in an attmept to get striking members of the United Mine Workers back to work.

TSGT Bob King adjusts the tension on the exercise bicycle his wife is peddling. Katy King would probably be dead today if she had not had a heart transplant on April 4, 1975

Combat Logistics Support Squadron team members are filmed by the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) Today Show, as they prepare to put on chemical protection suits during repair procedures on an F-101 Voodoo aircraft. This is a training exercise conducted by the 2952nd CLSS

A camera crew from the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) Today Show films SSGT Ken D. Yarber, 401st Combat Logistics Support Squadron, Dayton, Ohio, as he grinds a section of damaged wing surface on an F-101 Voodoo aircraft, during a training exercise conducted by the 2952nd Combat Logistics Support Squadron

The uniform worn by Marines in Vietnam, which is still being worn today, is on display in the War Memorial Marine Corps Museum at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot

Artwork: "But LT., There's a League Game After We Take the Place Today" Artist: Cowan

Starboard bow view of the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigates (Left to right) USS DEWERT (FFG 45), USS Jesse L. Taylor (FFG 50), USS ROBERT G. BRADLEY (FFG 49) and USS NICHOLAS (FFG 47), docked at Bath Iron Works. The DEWART is being commissioned today

Artwork: "Today's Army - Proud and Ready" 1985. Artist: Michael A. Goethals. Catalog Number: 1.9.86

Artwork: "Today's Army - Proud and Ready" 1985. Artist: William Woodward. Catalog Number: 7.5.85

Artist's concept of the Soviet directed energy research and development site at the Sary Shagan proving ground. It includes ground-based lasers that could be used in an anti-satellite role today and for ballistic missile defense in the future. From Soviet Military Power 1985

Julie Lawlor interviews A1C Troy Lukenbill, 316th Tactical Air Group, and A1C David McMillan upon their arrival at the Yokota Passenger Terminal. Lawlor is interviewing base personnel as part of a week-long survey conducted by USA Today. The newspaper will later publish a series of articles based on this survey and a USA Today-sponsored town meeting which will focus on the lives of military personnel stationed overseas

Julie Lawlor takes notes as she observes an orientation briefing for new personnel. Lawlor is compiling information as part of a week-long survey conducted by USA Today. The newspaper will later publish a series of articles based on this survey and a USA Today-sponsored town meeting which will focus on the lives of military personnel stationed overseas

Darcy Trick interviews SSGT Mark S. Schore, 1837th Electronics Installation Squadron, as Robert M. Sarka, commissary officer, stands by at the Yokota Commissary. Trick is interviewing base personnel as part of a week-long survey conducted by USA Today. The newspaper will later publish a series of articles based on this survey and a USA Today-sponsored town meeting which will focus on the lives of military personnel stationed overseas

An Air Force officer kisses Bryant Gumble of NBC's "Today" show during Gumble's visit to troops participating in Operation Desert Shield

Bryant Gumble of NBC's "Today" show talks with an Air Force captain while on a tour of an air base during Operation Desert Shield

Bryant Gumble of NBC's "Today" show talks with two Air Force officers while on a tour of an air base during Operation Desert Shield

A boatswain's mate adjusts an anchor chain stopper turnbuckle on the guided missile destroyer USS MACDONOUGH (DDG-39). The MACDONOUGH returned today and is one of the first ships to return to the U.S. from participating in Operation Desert Storm

Adm. Leon A. Edney, commander-in-chief, U.S. Atlantic Command/Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic, talks with a woman while waiting to greet naval aviators returning from Operation Desert Storm. Carrier AIR WING 3 (CVW-3), embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), is returning today

The wife of a sailor smiles as her son points out the arrival of the ship carrying his father. Eight ships are returning to Norfolk today after their deployment to the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Crew members line the rail aboard the guided missile cruiser USS BIDDLE (CG-34) as the ship arrives at Pier 25. The BIDDLE and seven other ships are returning to Norfolk today after their deployment to the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Family members and friends on the pier wave to their loved ones aboard the guided missile destroyer USS SAMPSON (DDG-10) as the ship ties up. The SAMPSON has returned to Mayport today after serving in the Persian Gulf region during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm

Friends and family members crowd the pier to welcome home their loved ones. Five ships of the aircraft USS SARATOGA (CV-60) battle group are returning to Mayport today after serving in the Persian Gulf region during Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm