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'All Quiet on the Western Front' - A Farewell to Arms, Legs, Youth and Hope

Joseph Cooper | Posted 08.20.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

Can a WWI novel shame the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs into caring for the spotters, coordinators, trainers, and advisors who have to deal with the convert-or-die genocides of ISIS?

800,000 Red Poppies Pour Like Blood From The Tower Of London

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts

In honor of the 100th anniversary of World War I, the historic Tower of London has been transformed by a massive art installation. Titled "Blood S...

These Posters Show How the Government Sold America on the First World War

Jia-Rui Cook | Posted 08.01.2014 | World
Jia-Rui Cook

How could you stand by and do nothing when you saw starving children and a (fictional) attack on New York City?

Pope Francis Begs For An End To War On 100th Anniversary Of WWI

Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I with an impassioned plea for people to "not repeat ...

WWI Liturgy Will Atone For Outbreak Of ‘The Great War'

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 07.27.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Half a world away from Europe, where World War I erupted 100 years ago next week (July 28), Washington National Cathedral will mark the occasion...

Bosnia Marks Centenary Of Archduke Franz Ferdinand's Assassination

AP | AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 06.29.2014 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Artists and diplomats declared a new century of peace and unity in Europe on Saturday in the city where the firs...

WWI Battlefield Heirloom Allows Family To Connect With 100-Year-Old History

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 06.19.2014 | Good News

A soldier's military identification bracelet, that was most likely lost on the battlefields of World War I nearly 100 years ago, is now in the hands o...

The Top Eight Reasons I Made the Move: Princeton, One Man's Paradise

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.09.2014 | Education
Steve Mariotti

Princeton has already become a wonderful home for me, and has helped me grow intellectually and in other ways, as well. May you also find the wealth that I have discovered here.

What Is It About June?

Daniel N. Nelson | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Daniel N. Nelson

What is it about June? June is a month that is filled with recent history's auspicious and horrible remembrances, memorials and prayers. While some people can celebrate -- perhaps a graduation, marriage, or birth -- there is too much somber history that clouds this time of the summer solstice.

This WWI Letter Proves That Love Is Timeless, Makes Us Swoon

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 04.10.2014 | Good News

There's nothing quite as romantic as a good ol' fashioned love letter. A letter signed by "Chas," a United States soldier based in Europe during W...

Haunting Photos Bring The Great War Back To Life

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.09.2014 | World

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the 4-year conflict that cost the lives of millions of soldiers and civilians from ...

The Great War, A Century Later

Pranay Gupte | Posted 04.28.2014 | World
Pranay Gupte

The Indian Century was one of a vast national movement to eject colonial rule, but it also marked 100 years of ideas that defined nationhood. Those ideas initially focused on economic development.

When Art Framed War

Louise Mirrer | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Louise Mirrer

Americans responded to the art in the Armory Show with excitement, confusion, and dismay. Some members of the press called the exhibition's Gallery I, with its European modernist works, a "Chamber of Horrors."

Collage

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 02.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Ruth Neubauer

COLLAGE Yesterday I threw out my career. Today I threw out my father and uncle's business. In his impeccable handwriting, my father kept all the boo...

PHOTOS: World Remembers Armistice Day

Posted 11.11.2013 | World

At 5 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, representatives of Germany and the Allied Forces gathered in the personal train carriage of French general Ferdinand Foch ...

Meet A True Hero In Honor Of Veterans Day

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 06.09.2014 | Fifty
Audrey van Petegem

I had the privilege of hearing Louis Zamperini speak at a local church. At age 93, he was not only entertaining but inspiring. In the overflowing church, Louis asked for all war veterans to stand.

Body Of WWI Soldier Found 98 Years After Death

HuffPost France | Posted 08.13.2013 | World

Unusual Event The remains of a French soldier killed in February 1915 in Massiges have been discovered during trench restoration works ahead of the...

Remembering Back

Terry Marotta | Posted 09.03.2013 | Impact
Terry Marotta

When I was a child, July Fourth brought out talk at the family table about the Second World War. Our grownups spoke of the gasoline rations and the saving of tinfoil and so on, but to us kids, it was just one other thing that had happened to them, those inscrutable adults.

Rats and Cats During WWI

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 06.29.2013 | World
Sidonie Sawyer

My grandfather on my mother's side talked about the Great War (WWI, la Grande Guerre) every single day of his life. As far as us kids were concerned, ...

British Soldier Buried Almost A Century After Death In Trenches

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 04.23.2013 | World

BULLECOURT, France -- When Didier Guerle fulfilled his grandfather's dying wish and had the fields of his farm searched, he set off a chain of events ...

Rush To Repair WWI Cemeteries Ahead Of Centenary

AP | DON MELVIN | Posted 04.22.2013 | World

ZONNEBEKE, Belgium -- The Tyne Cot cemetery sweeps gently down the slope, the nearly 12,000 headstones aligned in solemn rows of gleaming white. Beyon...

End Daylight Savings Time

Nathan Greenberg | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Nathan Greenberg

Daylight Savings Time is a considerable inconvenience for parents. Losing an hour of sleep on a Sunday morning -- even once a year -- is tough. Parents have to shift their schedules twice a year. What sort of sane person can explain changing clocks to a toddler?

Unexploded WWI Shell Found At Nuclear Power Plant

AP | Posted 02.28.2013 | World

BRUSSELS -- A Belgian utility says an unexploded World War I shell was found on the grounds of a nuclear power plant but was safely removed by militar...

'Pawn Stars': WWI American Flag With Powerful Backstory

Posted 11.13.2012 | TV

On "Pawn Stars," a woman brought in an American flag from World War I that had an amazing backstory. According to the woman, her grandfather had cut t...

A Veterans Day Tribute to Those Who Are Still Coming Home - from Vietnam, Korea, WWII and WWI

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Megan Smolenyak

Though many don't realize it, "no man left behind" is much more than an expression. The U.S. military genuinely does all it can to recover soldiers from all conflicts, and for more than a decade, I've had the privilege of contributing to cases pertaining to WWI, WWII, Korea and Southeast Asia.