World War I

Meet the mayor of a French World War One 'ghost village'

One hundred years after World War One, the ‘Zone Rouge’ or 'Red Zone' in northern France is still a no-go area.<p>Despite clean-up efforts, there is so much unexploded ordinance and contamination that housing, farming and forestry are banned in large areas.<p>The BBC met the mayor of a "ghost village" in …

World News

A Century Ago, German Sub Brought World War I Home To US

Support the news<p>Over 3,000 miles from the trenches and battlefields of the Western Front, where many hundreds of thousands had already died, …

Remembrance Day

Cape Cod town marks 100th anniversary of WWI attack

In this photo provided by the Orleans Historical Society, survivors of a German World War I submarine attack arrive in a lifeboat to the shore in …

Cape Cod

Guardsmen heading to France for WWI centennial events

A contingent of New York Army National Guard members will be heading to Europe to participate in ceremonies commemorating the World War I centennial.

National Guard

Woman charged after stabbing reported in South Walkerville

Windsor police have arrested a woman following reports of a stabbing in South Walkerville on Saturday morning.Police were called to a residence on …

Crime

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Quizzes

Ode to Duty: fell singers scale peaks to mark end of first world war

A pop-up choir of hardy singers have braved the elements to perform on a series of Lake District fells to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the first world war.<p>The 60-strong group’s marathon act of remembrance took them to the top of nine mountains, including England’s highest peak, Scafell …

National Trust

Marching on in memory of First World war battle: How Leeds men overturned enemy forces

A century ago soldiers from Yorkshire helped to change the course of the First World War.<p>They were ordinary men from the city of Leeds, many of whom …

World History

Only remaining German WWI tank marks 100 years in Australian hands

The story of how the only remaining German tank from the Great War got into Australian hands has been commemorated in Brisbane.

Military History

Australian soldier's skull, formerly displayed in Mutter Museum, buried in France

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – An Australian soldier’s skull has been buried in a French war grave a century after it was taken for eventual display in a …

Australian Government

Government admits rabies poster gaffe

<b>The government has admitted "mistakenly" using a spoof poster that suggested parents should shoot children if they had rabies.</b><p>The image appeared in a magazine for civil servants in a feature on the history of government communications.<p>The poster was originally produced by the fictional Scarfolk …

Civil Service

Woman charged after incident on Somme Avenue

Windsor police have arrested a woman following an alleged domestic dispute Saturday morning.<p>Police responded to a call in the 2700 block of Somme …

Domestic Violence

WWI Anzac trail tracks Gallipoli to Armistice legend through heritage city of Maryborough

An interactive military memorial trail telling the story of the Anzacs in World War I now winds through Queen's Park in Queensland's heritage city of …

World History

Shrine of Remembrance

Description<p>The Shrine of Remembrance is one of Melbourne’s most important and meaningful landmarks, honouring the service and sacrifice of Australian …

Australia

100 years after his death, Irish soldier who fought for America in World War I to get a marker on his grave

On the 100th anniversary of the day he died, U.S. Army Corporal Martin J. Cunningham will finally get a marker placed on his grave.<p>During a noon ceremony Sunday, the Irish citizen who fought for America during World War I will get the burial honors some say he should have received a century …

U.S. Army

Barry Humphries: Why my heart belongs to Weimar

Between the end of the First World War and the appointment of Adolf Hitler as chancellor in 1933, Germany undertook an experiment in democracy that saw the most extraordinary explosion of art, architecture, music, theatre, literature and film. All enjoyed a thrilling renaissance, and one which came …

German History

National World War I memorial a step closer to reality

A century after the first world war, a project to build a national World War I memorial has taken a significant step forward.<p>The latest design …

National Parks

2018 Toronto Summer Music Festival Sounding Thunder

<b>Date:</b> Monday, July 23, 2018 <b><br>Time:</b> 12:00 am <b><br>Location:</b> <i>Walter Hall at University of Toronto</i> <b><br>Address:</b> 80 Queen's Park <b><br>City/Province:</b> Toronto, ON<p>TICKETS: $20 …

Music Festivals

Kiwi troops march in Belgian National Day military parade

A New Zealand Defence Force contingent is marching for the first time in Belgian's National Day military parade in Brussels today.<p>While Belgians mark …

New Zealand

American Women in WWI

A new Senate proposal would expand military commissary and exchange access.<p>The House unanimously passed legislation that would extend VA benefits to …

Vietnam War

Peter Jackson is remastering old WWI film footage

Working with the 14-18 NOW project, Peter Jackson is making a film about the experience of the soldiers fighting in World War I. As part of the …

20th Century

Lifetime performance rights.

Paul Wittgenstein, brother of Ludwig, lost his right arm in combat during the First World War. Wishing to continue playing the piano, he commissioned …

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Pupils uncover story of First World War hero who studied at Christ Church School

THE remarkable story of a war hero has helped pupils to appreciate the sacrifice many servicemen and women made for the next generation.<p>To mark 100 …

Cheshire

Tommy and Ian prepare to make Ypres pilgrimage

Date published: 20 July 2018<p>The thought-provoking scene at Ypres<p>Members of the Lees District branch of The Royal British Legion are to join thousands …

Manchester

WWI memorial plan gets support of panel; Arkansas designer calls it a ‘relief’

After two years of reviews and revisions, the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts on Thursday backed a revised design for the new national World War I …

The Arts

Doughboy Statue To Get Homecoming In Belmar

The famous statue is supposed to come home soon.<p>The Belmar Historical Society has invited the public to a coming home party for the WWI Doughboy …

Asbury Park

Zone Rouge

A swath of France so devastated by war it is still forbidden to go there.<p>The Zone Rouge, or Red Zone, is a no man’s land in northeastern France that …

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Peter Jackson’s New Film on World War I Features Incredible Digitally-Restored Footage From the Front Lines: Get a Glimpse

Perhaps one of the most criminally overlooked voices from World War I, Siegfried Sassoon, was, in his time, enormously popular with the British …

Film Festivals

World War I Military Parade Will Cost $12 Million

There won't be any tanks.<p>Washingon's upcoming military parade now has a price tag: approximately $12 million, according to CNN.<p>Meant to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the armistice which ended the brutal hostilities of World War One on November 11, 1918, the parade is currently scheduled …

Military

Is this cross-shaped WWI memorial unconstitutional?

Washington D.C., Jul 18, 2018 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- A petition has been submitted to the United States Supreme Court as part of an appeal to prevent the …

U.S. Supreme Court