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Category: World War I
Two weeks remain in an open competition to submit designs for the latest monument to be constructed in Washington, D.C.—the World War I Memorial.
Private Henry Johnson, a member of the all-black unit known as the “Harlem Hellfighters,” used a rifle, a knife and his hands to fight off nearly two dozen German soldiers during World War I.
On the centennial of its demise, learn more about the ill-fated British ocean liner.
On its 100th anniversary, get the facts on the epic World War I struggle.
Apple has unveiled its new smartwatch, but if not for a century-old war, the high-tech timepiece may never have been developed.
On the Christmas Truce’s centennial, look back at the moment when the holiday spirit sparked impromptu ceasefires along World War I’s Western Front.
On the centennial of the First Battle of the Marne, look back at the bloody fight that saved Paris and changed the course of World War I.
A United Nations agreement will soon be extended to safeguard the underwater remains of hundreds of ships sunk during World War I.
On the eve of the assassination’s centennial, find out how a teenage Serbian nationalist provided the spark for World War I.
Before London was blitzed in World War II, massive German zeppelins rained bombs and terror upon the British capital in World War I.
In the closing days of World War I, Choctaw Indians pioneered a new type of military intelligence.
Learn 10 surprising facts about the outspoken American general who fought in both World Wars.
An art historian is leading a campaign to catalogue, and hopefully preserve, America’s World War I memorials.