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This Week in World War I, June 6-12, 1915

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 06.06.2015 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

By the beginning of June 1915, the stalemate that had ensued in the Gallipoli campaign prompted Lord Kitchener, the British Secretary of State for War, to decide to commit even more troops to Gallipoli.

Major Anniversaries: Milestones or Tombstones

Dr. Harlan K. Ullman | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Dr. Harlan K. Ullman

Over the past year, many major anniversaries were celebrated. 2014 marked the start of World War I a century earlier, tragically known as the "Great War" and the war to end all wars.

Former Foes Honor Gallipoli's Fallen On 100th Anniversary

Reuters | Dasha Afanasieva | Posted 04.24.2015 | World

GALLIPOLI PENINSULA, April 24 (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Charles and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan led commemorations on the Gallipoli peninsula ...

With the Churchills in London

Barry Singer | Posted 02.15.2015 | Arts
Barry Singer

Lo (and behold), I found myself in London last month, standing before The Great Door to St. James Palace at dusk, more or less expecting to be let in. Which I was! Straight off, I took a wrong turn, gravitating toward a bunch of bobbies and a man with a clipboard.

Iconic War Grave 100 Years On: British and Commonwealth War Cemeteries on the Looney Front, Part I

Mike Arkus | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

If I should die, think only this of me: That there's some corner of a foreign field That is for ever England... Thus wrote Rupert Brooke, the famed E...

50 Incredible Travel Destinations to Consider for 2014

Viator | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel

No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.

Both Sides Now: 'Pickett's Charge' as GOP Votes 42 Times Against Obamacare But Zero on Guns

HuffPost Radio | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgShrum & Erickson debate why the GOP House votes repeatedly to defund Obamacare but not once to defend people from nuts with guns. While Erick scoffs at diplomacy deterring Iranian nukes, Bob thinks that bipartisan sanctions and Obama's Syrian saber-rattling are working.

25 Great Movies for Our 'Historically Illiterate' Children

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If history itself is comprised of human stories, great movies can make those stories feel even more immediate, more human. With that in mind, here are twenty-five of my favorite historical films, and the subjects they cover.

The 5 Most Overrated Things About Australia (PHOTOS)

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

Honestly, I don't see why people around the world get so excited about kangaroos. Perhaps it's because they believe that they are highly intelligent. In truth, kangaroos are rather dim-witted.