Since 1954 the U.S. has observed every November 11th  as Veteran’s Day, while in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand the day remains known as Remembrance Day. Why did Americans make this change? Read Dr. Neiberg’s article by clicking here.

Dr. Neiberg at the National WW1 Museum

Michael Neiberg, Ph. D is a well-known scholar of 20th Century American Military History presently on the faculty of the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle, PA. Among his many publications there are ten about WW1, including these: Making Citizen-Soldiers: ROTC and the Ideology of American Military Service, Fighting the Great War: A Global History, Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of World War I (a New York Times Best-Seller)and The Path to War: How the First World War Created Modern America

James (“Jim”) Patton BS BA MPA is a retired state official from Shawnee, Kansas and a frequent contributor to several WW1 e-publications, including "Roads to the Great War," "St. Mihiel Tripwire," "Over the Top" and "Medicine in the First World War." He has spent many hours walking the WW1 battlefields, and is also an authority on British regiments and a collector of their badges. An Army Engineer during the Vietnam War, he does work for the US World War 1 Centennial Commission and has memberships in the WW1 Historical Association, the Western Front Association, the Indian Military Historical Society and the Salonika Campaign Society.