Tag: World War I

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100 years ago this month, the U-Boat Deutschland, a German submarine, visited Baltimore on an alleged business venture. It spent a couple of weeks in…

During World War I, many families dreaded a visit from the telegraph boy. A few terse words explaining that their son had died in the…

A memorial in Shortlands, Bromley, South London was destroyed when a Mini hit it after a two-car crash. At 10:20 am on Friday, two cars…

Members of the Great War Society, a WWI re-enactment group which represents the Accrington Pals, has come under scrutiny for anti-terror laws after attempting to…

100 years after it sank in World War I, the German U-boat UC-32 was destroyed off the coast of Sunderland in Tyne and Wear. A…

On July 1st, hundreds of spectators gathered to witness a bugler play the Last Post, Britain’s salute to the war dead, at 7:28 am in…

Archbishops from the Catholic Church and the Church of Ireland in Armagh were on a three-day pilgrimage. They were traveling from Ireland to the site…

Barney Donaghey was one of the most recognized names on the list of casualties from the Battle of Somme. Recognized by many Irish news readers…

In World War I, the Jersey Contingent (also known as the Jersey Pals) fought along with the British in the Battle of the Somme. The…

Lieutenant Frank Roberts, a Welsh soldier who was severely wounded at the First Battle of the Somme, had his image used in a music video…

On July 1, 1916, at 7:30 am, the British infantry began their advance toward the trenches of the Germans. For the first few hours, eight…