History Stories
CATEGORY: World War I Tech
The Nobel Laureate Who Pioneered Chemical Warfare
April 21, 2017

Take a look back at the conflicted life of this German chemist. Read More

The Tank Turns 100
September 16, 2016

It was a century ago that a staple of modern warfare—the tank—first made its combat debut at the Battle of the Somme. Read More

Ace of Aces: How the Red Baron Became WWI’s Most Legendary Fighter Pilot
September 16, 2016

Manfred von Richthofen—better known as the “Red Baron”—was the top scoring flying ace of World War I, with 80 aerial victories between September 1916 and his death in April 1918. Read More

Protection Sought for World War I Ships
June 30, 2014

A United Nations agreement will soon be extended to safeguard the underwater remains of hundreds of ships sunk during World War I. Read More

London’s World War I Zeppelin Terror
June 2, 2014

Before London was blitzed in World War II, massive German zeppelins rained bombs and terror upon the British capital in World War I. Read More