Naval History and Heritage Command

National Museum of the U.S. Navy

LC-USZC4-10297

<p>LC-USZC4-10297:&nbsp; President Woodrow Wilson asking Congress to declare war on Germany, April 2, 1917.&nbsp;</p>
Caption: President Woodrow Wilson asking Congress to declare war on Germany, April 2, 1917. Two days later, while in the Mediterranean, SS Marguerite was sunk by German u-boat U-35 while SS Missourian was sunk by German u-boat U-52. In total, 19 US merchant vessels were sunk by German u-boats since 1917 began. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.
Accession #: LC-USZC4-10297
Topic
  • Theater of Operations--European
Document Type
  • Photograph
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War I 1917-1918
File Formats
  • Image (gif, jpg, tiff)
Location of Archival Materials
  • National Museum of the U.S. Navy