The Naval War College (NWC) Museum has opened a new exhibit titled, 'To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the first World War.' The exhibit explores the Navy's role in World War I. The exhibit brings together for the first time a number of artifacts that have never before been seen by the public. The U.S. declared war on Imperial Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman empires in the spring of 1917. At that time, Sims was NWC's president and he sailed in advance of the American declaration of war to organize U.S. Naval efforts in Europe. The museum is open to the public although advance reservations are required for those without base access. For more information, visit the museum's webpage or call 401-841-4052.
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