Category: WORLD WAR I

The Paris Gun was a type of German long-range siege gun, several of which were used to bombard Paris during World War I. They were…

The First World War was devastating in its scope and utterly unlike what national leaders expected. As such, it was seen by many as an…

Sergeant Alvin York was seemingly born to a hardscrabble existence and anonymity in death, but World War One changed that forever. The story of York is…

German UC-1-class World War I submarine Saving a helpless dog from a certain death? Certainly over a million YouTube hits on this topic in 2015,…

World War I was fought from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918. Because many of the combatants had colonies and alliances beyond the continent, it…

During World War One, the Battle of Verdun took more than 300,000 lives over 300 days. The area in the French forest where the battle…

Getting as close up to key moments in history only occurs if you happen to be in the right or wrong place at the right…

A day-to-day account of Operation Market Garden, as it happened in 1944.  Eindhoven The XXX Corps Engineers have repaired the bridge at Son and XXX…

A World War One German trench mortar that was given to a village in Norfolk, England, as a trophy of the war, has returned to…

John Joseph Ryan was a Canadian veteran of both World War One and World War Two. He was born in 1896 in Canada and became…

Animals of war have been a core part of military campaigns for hundreds of years. Even during the Spanish Armada’s attempted attack on Britain, they…

War History Online has discovered these amazing color images of the first world war, they depict French soldiers and destroyed houses but also the normal…