April 6, 1917

The US entered World War I on this date. Learn (almost) everything there is to know about Missouri’s contributions and involvement with the war effort in this article.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.