World War 1 historical poster for fans of World War 1 Posters and military history. 369th Infantry marching on Fifth Avenue, New York City. Original Caption: 369th Infantry marching on Fifth Avenue, New York City. Returned [African American] troops of the 369th Infantry, the old 15th of New York City, marching in parade in their honor on Fifth Avenue.
World War 1 was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. More than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilized in one of the largest wars in history. Over nine million combatants and seven million civilians died.