Tag: World War I

Parish to make “Peace Wood” in tribute to WWI hero

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‘Peace Wood’ in tribute to a Burton war hero gets underway. The work is expected to start by next month. The project in creating a…

Surrendered Telegrams May Change Course of WWI History

Heziel Pitogo

A stash of 66 telegrams which were sent to the German High Seas armada in 1918 may compel historiographers to make some revisions on the…

The Unlikely Animals of WWI

Heziel Pitogo

As World War One seethed through for years, British Armed Forces had bought most of the horses and shipped them off to the Western Front…

Horrific World War I experience documented in soldier’s diary

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  Harry Drinkwater Soldier’s diary is a surviving testimony of his actual hair-raising experience during the Great War. As a soldier in the muddy trenches,…

Silicon Valley tank collection to go on public display in Massachusetts museum

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The family of a collector of war items plans to donate a collection of tanks, missile launchers and armored vehicles to a foundation based in…

Believed to be the Oldest Surviving Poppy from WWI to be Auctioned

Heziel Pitogo

It is believed to be the oldest surviving poppy from WWI’s battlefields and now, it has come up to be auctioned…almost 100 years after it…

40 (Plus 1) Fascinating Facts about WWI

Heziel Pitogo

When the guns fell silent at 11 AM on what is now known as Armistice Day (November 11, 1918), Private George Edwin Ellison’s name would forever be…

Photos of women in World War I uniforms baffle experts

Ian Harvey

Images of women in World War I uniform have been found, sparking a mystery of who the females are and why they were wearing the…

The Solitary Mountains that Saw Bonaparte’s Rise and the Axis Powers’ Fall

Heziel Pitogo

Riley Arthur, a National Geographic grantee, traveled to Slovenia to do a documentation on the Erased, about 200,000 non-ethnic Slovenian residents who were not automatically…

Life on the Western Front captured in images and stories of WWI officer

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The First World War was one of the most brutal struggle for power in the pages of history. But beyond the images of carnage and…

Australian War Memorial keeps Known unto God” on the tomb of an unknown soldier in Canberra

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The Australian War Memorial has decided it will not push through its plans of replacing the inscription “Known unto God” on the tomb of an…

English “living museum” to feature replica of World War I trenches

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A replica of World War I trenches will be built in the English countryside to serve as “living museum” of the Great War. The replicated…