World War I
World War I
Each frame uses authentic US Postal stamps surrounded by a brief write-up and printed art, which embrace the subject or occupation.
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- Great for Birthdays, Retirements, Graduations, Achievements, Holidays, Or just to say thank you.
- Even great for your personal collection.
Ready To Hang
- Framed in a rich mahogany colored polystyrene frame.
- Double matted with a top mat and a hint of burgundy for the bottom mat.
- Complete with acrylic glass, a dust cover for the back, a sawtooth hanger and protective wall bumpers.
Unique Framed Gifts uses real United States Postal Service stamps surrounded by printed words that embrace the subject and enhance the work while surrounded by a dark blue top mat and a hint of burgundy for the bottom mat. The mahogany colored polystyrene frame comes ready to hang for all to view in an office, den, school or nearly anywhere. A truly unique and perfect gift created for the person, company or organization passionate about the story they closely relate to, while appreciating quality work by dedicated American art framers. Each stamp is pulled by hand and mounted onto the print with a spray glue mount, since most stamps are canceled no two stamps are exactly the same and the product you receive may vary slightly from the product image.
A Glimpse Of The Past Through The World War I Collection - Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty, as early as 1911 had specific instructions from Prime Minister Asquith to put the navy into a state of "instant and constant readiness" in case of German attack. War did break out in the Balkans in 1912, and Sun Yat-sen was forced to leave China due to escalating conflicts with the President Yuan Shih-kai in 1913. 1914 - Germany invaded Belgium, Britain declared war on Germany, Japan joined the Allied forces and the Ottoman Empire joined the Central Powers. 1915 - women took up men's jobs, the Western Front was stalemated, the Lusitania was sunk, and London was attacked by German Zeppelins. 1916 - conscription for men aged between 18 and 41 began, casualties in Europe reached 1 million in 10 months, and the sea battle of Jutland took place. 1917 - the US joined the war to help the Allies while tank, submarine and gas warfare intensified. 1918 - Germany launched a major offensive on the Western Front which was countered successfully at the Marne and the Amiens. An armistice was signed Nov. 11 ending a most tragic war. John Pershing returned to the US a hero and was named "first general of the armies" and later he became the Army chief of staff. George M. Cohan wrote his famous composition "Over There" on the same day that war was declared by the US.Coast Guard was founded Jan. 28, 1915 to combat contraband and to aid those in distress at sea.Reserves and National Guard were relagated to a higher position of necessity and preparedness because of the experience of the world war. Gold Star Mothers although founded after WWI, was of a sentiment that responded to the enormous casualties of the war. Posters proliferated during the war to promote patriotism, conservation of resources, the Red Cross, support of war bonds, and just plain support of the troops in the war, which is still relevant today.Douglas MacArthur graduated first in his class from West Point in 1903 and during WWI, organized and commanded the 42nd Rainbow Division with the rank of brigadier general. He won honors in the war and, afterward, commanded the U.S. occupation zone. Brigadier General Billy Mitchell in 1921 with his fellow aviators, used air power in sinking a WWI the German battleship Ostfriesland with six 2,000 lb. bombs. The demonstration continued the push towards air power that was started during the war. Winston Churchill in 1911 as First Lord of the Admirality was given specific instructions from Prime Minister Asquith to put the navy into a state of "instant and constant readiness" in case of German attack. In 1914 he won an ominous victory in the ever escalating military situation by persuading Parliament to increase funding for the navy. Eddie Rickenbacker becomes one of numerous "Aces" as US pilots have success against German pilots. Red Cross proves its worth in its efforts to cope with the tragic deaths and injuries during the war. Dwight Eisenhower commanded a tank training center during WWI.