Rhys Fenton

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What Went Wrong in Vietnam

The military historian Max Boot takes on the counter-insurgency maven Edward Lansdale.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>For almost thirty years, by means financial, military, and diplomatic, the United States tried to prevent Vietnam …

South-east Asia

American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg

Following his stunning victory at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Gen. Robert E. Lee decided to attempt a second invasion of the North. He felt such …

Industrial Revolution in Britain Documenatry

Child Labour during Industrial Revolution

New life in the factory<p>When I saw mamère doing whatever she was doing, it was so fast. I could hardly think. The way she moves her hands, bump the …

The true history of Dunkirk and other comments

<b>From the right: McCain — A Hero Under Hostile Fire</b><p>Even before the announcement that he’d been diagnosed with brain cancer, Sen. John McCain was …

War epic 'Dunkirk' has a stopwatch where a heart should be

Known for his fantastical sci-fi and superhero movies including "The Dark Knight" and "Inception," Christopher Nolan takes on a true story in "Dunkirk." But while this striking war film is drawn from the experiences of real people, it manages to be less human than his usual fantasy fare.<p>"Dunkirk" …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Jaden McKenzie<br>• DT / 6-3.5 / 280<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Cory Smith<p>Christian Rorie<br>• SDE / 6-5 / 267<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Cory Smith<p>Don Chapman<br>• WR / 6-2 / 185<br>• NA<br>• Predicted …

'Hell on Earth': Last Surviving Veterans Tell What the Battle of Dunkirk Was Really Like

Trapped on a French beach as German warplanes attacked, hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops thought they were doomed.<p>Many were. But in …

Dunkirk

Tomb of King Tut's wife discovered? Experts excited by find in Egypt

A tomb that may have belonged to the wife of King Tutankhamun has been discovered in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, according to archaeologists.<p>Archaeologist Zahi Hawass told LiveScience that the tomb is located near the tomb of the Pharaoh Ay. Hawass and his team plan to excavate the …

What Is ‘Dunkirk’? Everything You Need To Know About the World War II Battle

Christopher Nolan is back with a brand new film this weekend and it’s already earning rave reviews from critics. <i>Dunkirk</i> is a tightly constructed ode …

Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918

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Australian War Memorial homepage

Almost every Australian has some knowledge of the Gallipoli campaign. It is taught in school, and stories about Anzac abound. Many people, however, …

Australia

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Australian War Memorial homepage

Journal of the Australian War Memorial - Issue 40<p>Soldiers’ journeys: returning to the battlefields of the Great War<p>Associate Professor Bruce …

Australian War Memorial homepage

Journal of the Australian War Memorial - Issue 40<p>The Palestine Campaign 1916–18: causes and consequences of a continuing historical neglect<p>Author: Dr …

World History

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A century later, Canada still identifying its WWI dead

Within hours of Canadian troops securing Vimy Ridge 100 years ago, James Milne was promoted to sergeant amid the smoke, snow and blood of the fresh …

World History

World War I innovations live on today

<b>By Chris Carola</b>, <i>The Associated Press</i><p>Machine guns. Tanks. Chemical weapons. Warplanes. Submarines. Trench coats. Wristwatches.<p>One hundred years after …

World War I dog tag found in French backyard, returned to relatives

A military dog tag lost a century ago will be returned to the soldier's family after it was unearthed from a garden in France and discussed on an …

Battle of Vimy Ridge 9-12th April, 1917

Battle of Vimy Ridge 9-12th April, 1917.

37 Rare Photographs of the Battle of the Somme, One of the Bloodiest Battles in Human History

The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was one of the largest battles of the First World War. Fought between July 1 and November …

21 incredible photos of the Gallipoli campaign in WWI

An Allied encampment in Gallipoli. Photo Hulton Archive/Getty.<p>The interior of the signal tent at Divisional headquarters in Gallipoli. Photo Central …

The Gallipoli campaign - The Gallipoli campaign

Each year on Anzac Day, New Zealanders (and Australians) mark the anniversary of the Gallipoli landings of 25 April 1915. On that day, thousands of …

These First World War letters and stories reveal a soldier’s love for his child

Courtesy Littlehampton Museum.<p>Written during the First World War, Sergeant AC Gray’s letters and stories to his young daughter Joan are beautifully …

First World War soldier's remains identified 100 years after death

The remains of a Canadian soldier who died in France during the First World War have been identified as those of Sgt. Harold Wilfred Shaughnessy of …

Remembrance Day

5 Myths About War You Believe (Because Of Movies)

Hollywood has to take shortcuts to tell an epic war story, or we'd never get films into the theaters. Complex stories are simplified, timeframes are …

Fifty Fantastic Facts from the First World War

How did WW1 air pilots became 'Aces'? How many shells were fired by the British during the Battle of the Somme? Why were trenches built in a zig-zag and who was the youngest winner of the Victoria Cross?<p>If you want to know the answers to these questions and many more like it, then check out these …