World War I

How military watches have come from First World War necessity to 21st century icon

Military watches have come a long way from the trenches of the First World War – today, they're the choice of the gentleman who prefers utilitarian …

Watches

Shell Shocked: World War I And Mental Health

Mental healthcare teams are still Cinderella services. And most people with mental health difficulties are suffering in silence, their disabilities …

Mental Health

A changed Canada emerged from the First World War

<i>This series commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele and Canada's role in the First World War and its enduring legacy.</i><p>The Great War of 1914 to 1918 was a watershed in world history. The titanic affair involved tens of millions of citizen soldiers in uniform and whole …

20th Century

Belgian divers identify sunken German WWI U-boat

Belgian authorities have identified a German submarine that went missing over a century ago during World War I.<p>Submarines were an integral part of …

Military History

War stories bring veterans together

By Edgar Estrada and Hailey Creighton/reporters<p>A panel of veterans shared experiences from their time in service at <i>The Veterans Experience from World</i> …

20th Century

Silent Killers — Comparing the Deadliest Chemical Weapons of World War One

British gas casualties, 1918. (Image source: WikiCommons)<p><i>“I wish those people who talk about going on with this war whatever it costs could see the</i> …

Military History

Youngsters help clean 135 veterans' graves and memorials

SCHOOL leavers have been working with veterans to clean up memorial stones dedicated to First World War veterans.<p>Sixteen and 17-years-olds from …

Manchester

UK commemorates WWI Chinese laborers for the first time

Chinese laborers in the First World War were memorialized by the mainstream UK society for the first time on November 11, almost one hundred years …

News (China)

Poppies pulled off Blaenavon war memorial site ahead of Remembrance Service

AN ACT of disrespect towards Blaenavon’s war dead has sparked outrage among the town’s Royal British Legion branch after poppies were pulled from the …

News (Wales)

Stunning before-and-after photos show the hell WWI unleashed

Every November 11, a two-minute silence is observed at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in honor of Armistice Day, an annual event …

Military History

First World War composite photos bring past to life

It is more than a century since the First World War, but clever use of modern technology is bringing snapshots from the gruelling conflict into the …

Military History

Egypt Arrests Man for Supporting Terrorist Elements

A suspected individual was arrested on Sunday over charges of supporting terrorist groups, the Egyptian army said in a statement adding that a …

Middle East

Band of Buddies World War 1 Through the Eyes of Seven Nurses

Travels of an US army nurse her band of buddies serving in France with Base Hospital No. 44 and Evacuation Hospital No 5 as documented in her …

20th Century

Pictures from around Teesside as war heroes honoured

Thousands of people paid their respects to those who fought for our freedom at services across Teesside.<p>Remembrance Sunday services were held at most …

Remembrance Day

Remembrance weekend: Towns and villages across Powys commemorate the dead

TOWNS and villages across Powys held events to commemorate a weekend of Remembrance, starting with Armistice Day on Saturday.<p>It marked the end of …

Wales

Lest we forget: campaign honours the eight million horses killed in First World War

One hundred years after the First World War, charity Brooke has launched a campaign called Every Horse Remembered to commemorate the <b>eight million</b> …

Horses

World War One: The symbolic reunion of five brothers killed in action

<b>Even by the standards of that bloodiest of wars, Amy Beechey's suffering was extreme: five of her eight sons would not live to see the end of World War One. A century on, stone crosses have been erected across the world in a symbolic effort to reunite the five brothers.</b><p>Even for the time, the …

Dar Es Salaam

How 476 Tanks Attacking in a Massive Assault during World War I Changed War Forever

At dawn on November 20, 1917, it was business as usual [3] on the Western Front. Snug in their Hindenburg Line fortifications near the northern …

Military History

Timeless: We are 99% sure we know where Season 2 will start

Photo Credit: Timeless/NBC, Acquired From NBC Media Village<p>Photo Credit: Timeless/NBC, Acquired From NBC Media Village<p><b>A table read for Season 2 of</b> …

Entertainment

Books about World War I

<b>Michael Morpurgo, Illustrator: Francois Place</b><br>Egmont<p>Steven Spielberg enjoyed this story so much, he turned into a film. Joey is a young farm horse, …

Books

Lord Crawford (1871-1940)

"Far from it, I enjoy no privilege not accorded to others of my own rank, and take my share of work just as anybody else – let that be recorded for …

Military History

It's the 99th anniversary of World War I ending — here are 15 stunning photos of the war to end all wars

World War I, which ended 99 years ago on Saturday, took the lives of about 40 million people and is considered by many to be the first total, industrial war.<p>Although World War I did not deliver on its promise to be the "war to end all wars," its conclusion on November 11, 1918, has been celebrated …

Military History

In pictures: Armistice Day around the world - BBC News

EPA<p>World War One officially ended at 11:00 French time on 11 November, 1918. Almost a century later, in Australia, Sydney's iconic opera house was lit up with poppies - the symbol adopted by the Poppy Appeal, in aid of those serving in the British armed forces, back after its formation in …

20th Century

The Most Terrifying Weapons of World War I

When the Great War began in 1914, the armies on both sides brought new technologies to the battlefield the likes of which the world had never seen. …

Military History

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20th Century

Trump, Brexit and Echoes of World War I

A Q&A with the historian Sir Max Hastings on worrisome parallels with the Great War.<p>Of all the famous things Mark Twain never actually said, perhaps none is repeated more often and with less justification than "history doesn't repeat, but it rhymes." And since the election of Donald Trump as …

History

Remembrance Sunday: Search for anyone in your family or Bristol street who died in World War One

Sunday, November 12 is the date of Remembrance Sunday 2017 in the UK. And now you can search for people in your family, village, town, city or street …

Remembrance Day

Watch: minute silence in memory of WWI victims

Big Ben rings out at eleven o’clock, of the 11th hour, of the 11th month.<p>Ceremonies have been held in London to commemorate Armistice Day in 1918 and honour all of those who died in World World One.<p>More news on euronews.com

Remembrance Day

Effort underway to locate, preserve Illinois WWI memorials

Efforts are underway to locate and restore outdoor World War I memorials and monuments across Illinois.<p>The nonprofit organization Landmarks Illinois is offering matching grants to residents, organizations and government agencies interested in preserving WWI monuments, the Mattoon Journal-Gazette …

Chicago

Reclaiming Remembrance: 'I thought it was a white event'

<b>Remembrance serves as a way to honour those who gave their lives for Britain in conflict, including during the two World Wars, but do all those who fought get the recognition they deserve?</b><p>It was a conversation with a patient researching the Commonwealth contribution to World War One that sparked Dr …

Military History