Category: WORLD WAR I

British soldier with a cat in the trenches

In recent years, cats have been subjected to immense online fame. Users can’t get enough of their adorable faces and their “toe beans” — and…

Battles typically have a lasting physical impact on the places where they occur. Here we compare historic battlefields to their modern-day counterparts to see how…

Discrimination was probably not a word you’d hear coming from a commander’s mouth in WWI. In 1914, many of the top brass in the British…

Marie Curie holding a vial in her laboratory + a colourized X-ray of a human chest

Marie Curie is considered one of the most accomplished scientists of the 19th and 20th centuries. Her discovery of radium and polonium helped win her…

The Royal Navy D-class submarine HMS D1 on patrol near the Fort Blockhouse submarine base at Gosport circa 1910

Divers have discovered an extremely historically valuable submarine wreck on the seafloor of the English Channel, close to the Devon coast. This 112-year-old British vessel…

Arthur Zimmermann and his telegram

It is believed today that few decoded messages have had the global and historical impact that the Zimmermann Telegram had in 1917. This single telegram…

Dosegù Glacier in Stelvia National Park, Italy.

A melting glacier in northern Italy has revealed a cave shelter containing lost WWI artifacts. It was once the home to 20 Austrian soldiers who…

New York Army National Guard Sgt. Henry Johnson, circa 1919.

Despite the large array of medals and decorations created to honor those who performed incredible acts of bravery, many individuals are never recognized for their…

excavation winterberg tunnel pierre malinowski

War is an ugly business. The only redeeming reality for soldiers on the ground caught in fierce fighting is that, often, their deaths are mercifully…

First World War Alpine warfare is coming to PC, Xbox and PlayStation ALKMAAR, THE NETHERLANDS, March 25, 2021 – Alpine FPS Isonzo is announced for PC, Xbox…

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The Battle of the Somme was one of the most famous battles from WWI, and also one of the most costly in human life. In…

A heavily fortified military structure is generally referred to as a bunker. Bunkers have been used throughout history as a means to protect occupants or…