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A Comprehensive Timeline of World War I

When war broke out in 1914, there was public and political support from within almost every belligerent nation. The Germans, who faced enemies to …

History

This Is the Story of the Secret Ex-Nazi Army That Guarded West Germany

Facts you may not know. <i>The secret army was the brainchild of Albert Schnez, a former Wehrmacht colonel who later became an official in the</i> …

History

War on an Industrial Scale: The Battles of World War I

World War I Battles: War on an Industrial Scale<p>The battles of the World War I were fought across the globe from the fields of Flanders and France to …

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World War I: A Battle to the Death

Previous: 1917 - America Joins the Fight | World War I: 101 | Next: Seeds of Future Conflict Sown<p>Outlook in 1918<p>Though the United States had entered …

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'Darkest Hour': In A World At War, A War Of Words

Through an accident of timing, 2017 has produced complementary films about British perseverance and moxie at a dangerous inflection point in World War II, when 300,000 men were penned in by encroaching Nazi forces in France. Earlier this summer, Christopher Nolan's <i>Dunkirk</i> celebrated the …

Culture

The WWI Battle That Started Trench Warfare

From September 6-12, 1914, just one month into World War I, the First Battle of the Marne took place just 30 miles northeast of Paris in the Marne …

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How One Really Big Tank Helped Save Russia from Hitler Capturing Moscow

In the first six months of Operation Barbarossa, the brutal Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, Panzer tanks overran hundreds of miles of Soviet …

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First World War Anishinabe soldier celebrated in Belgium

<i>Beverly Andrews</i> <i><br>APTN News</i> <br>Anishinabe soldier Francis Pagahmagabow who fought in the First World War may not be a well-known name in Canada – but he’s …

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Platoon Commander Deluxe: Kursk Board Game Up On Kickstarter

The Battle of Kursk was the largest tank battle the world had ever seen. It was also a point where the seemingly unbeatable German war machine was …

Board Games

1914 to 1919 and the Timeline of World War I

World War I was sparked by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 and ended with the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. Find out what …

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A Beginner's Guide to World War I

World War I was a major conflict fought in Europe and around the world between July 28, 1914 and November 11, 1918. Nations from across all non-polar …

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World War I: America Joins the Fight

Previous: A Global Struggle | World War I: 101 | Next: 1918 - A Battle to the Death<p>The Outlook in the West<p>In November 1916, Allied leaders again met …

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British army heroes celebrated in new Saragarhi docu-drama

By Sairah Masud<p>A BRITISH Sikh filmmaker has said that the Indian community needs more encouragement in exploring their history, following the …

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League of War: VR Arena Review - Where's the War?

League of War: VR Arena Review – Where’s the War?<p>/ November 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM / Game Reviews, Gaming<p>On paper, real time strategy and virtual …

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Key Historical Figures of World War I

World War 1 lasted just over four years, and included many belligerent nations. Consequently, there are a lot of famous names involved. This listing …

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Lost World War I History: Mexico Nearly Invaded America in 1917

It was one hundred years ago when Mexico almost invaded the United States.<p>In January 1917, German foreign secretary Arthur Zimmermann dispatched a …

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World War II's Biggest Badass Killed A Nazi With A Longbow, Among Other Awesome Feats

From motorcycle adventurer to Nazi hunter to surfer, Mad Jack Churchill lived quite the life.<p>Jack Churchill at his desk, where he worked for the Army …

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The 19 Most Badass Spy Planes

There is little in the world that can match the simultaneous awesomeness and mystery of a spy plane. These are the paragon of modern innovation, yet …

Aerospace

Take A Very Rare Look Inside The Secretive Tonopah Test Range

With America revamping its nuclear arsenal, activities on the secluded range should balloon in the coming years.<p>Youtube Screencap<p>Tyler RogowayView …

Military

The 5 Most Powerful Aircraft Carriers, Subs, Bombers and Fighter Aircraft Ever

In today's world, where everyday it seems a new piece of military technology is poised to take over the battlefield and make everything else …

History

Blitz: The bombs that changed Britain

As with 9/11, so with the start of the Blitz. On a God-given September day with gentle sun shining through a crystal-clear sky, unimaginable violence …

20th Century

Axis & Allies creator Larry Harris is back with WWII tabletop game War Room

Back in 1984, Larry Harris released one of the most popular board games of all time, Axis & Allies. It sold millions of units as it appealed to both hardcore war gaming fans and casual audiences as well. Now, after designing 200 games, Harris is revisiting WWII with his magnum opus, War Room.<p>For …

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Everything You Need to Know About the F-15 Eagle

This was originally published by Airman Magazine<p>The McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle is an American twin-engine, all-weather tactical fighter aircraft …

Military

See how members of the US military celebrate Thanksgiving in warzones

For America's troops, being deployed to a warzone is no excuse for missing out on Thanksgiving celebrations.<p>Even when stationed in far off countries like Iraq and Afghanistan, America's military service members still get their turkey and stuffing. Soldiers take the day to relax, enjoy some food, …

War

Join the Amphibious Warfare of Battlefield 1 Turning Tides Starting December 11

Soon, you’ll experience battles on land, in the air, and at sea on the newest front for <i>Battlefield</i>™ <i>1</i>™ as <i>Battlefield 1 Turning Tides</i> comes ashore. …

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‘Dogs, do you want to live forever?’ and five other great movies about Stalingrad - Russia Beyond

One of the film’s main roles was performed by a young actor, Yury Lubimov, who later became director of Moscow’s legendary Taganka Theater.<p><b>2. The Turning Point (1945)</b><p>“A critical depiction of the struggles of war, it is a harrowing portrayal of the lives of soldiers away from home, fighting in …

World War II

Why the Churchill War Rooms are still relevant

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 50 years after his death, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is having a bit of a moment.<p>Following the release of "Churchill" in June 2017 (with Brian Cox in the lead role), "Darkest Hour" is set to hit US screens on November 22, this time with an unrecognizable Gary …

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Winston Churchill’s Historic “Fight Them on the Beaches” Speech Wasn’t Heard by the Public Until After WWII

The recordings we hear today didn’t air over the BBC at the time, but that hasn’t stopped many Britons from remembering otherwise<p>Comment on this Story

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