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World War I


This section contains artwork, recruiting posters, and photographs pertaining to U.S. Navy and Marine Corps activities during World War I.   


Image:  NH 458-KN:  USS Cassin (DD-43).  Artwork by Charles B. Falls depicting the gallant but futile effort of Gunner's Mate First Class Osmond K. Ingram, USN, to release the ship's depth charges just before she was hit by a torpedo from German U-boat, U-61, on October 15, 1917.   Courtesy of the Navy Art Collection.    U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command.