The National Archives holds the military records of World War I soldiers including Henry N. Gunther, who was killed in battle minutes before the Armistice was signed on November 11, 1918. This documentary explores the circumstances surrounding Gunther's heroic yet tragic death, including visits to the National Archives and his burial site, both in Maryland. Archivist Mitch Yockelson shares some of the records related to his death and eventual repatriation and reburial in America. For more information on the World War I Centennial: https://www.archives.gov/ne......
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Inside the Vaults includes highlights from the National Archives in the Washington, DC, area and from the Presidential libraries and regional archives nationwide. These shorts present behind-the-scenes exclusives and offer surprising stories about the National Archives treasures. See more from Inside the Vaults at http://bit.ly/LzQNae.