Recent News Headlines : World War I

DEBORAH THE BRITISH TANK GETS HER DUE, A CENTURY ON


WWI Battle of Cambrai Deborah the British tank gets her due, a century on... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 538

'DIPLOCAT' TAKES OFFICE IN JORDAN AS BRITISH EMBASSY'S NEWLY APPOINTED CHIEF MOUSER


Apart from his mousing duties, he reaches out to followers on Twitter... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 84

JOY LOFTHOUSE, SECOND WORLD WAR PILOT AND TRAILBLAZER, DIES AT 94


The trailblazing second world war pilot Joy Lofthouse, who flew bombers and fighter aircraft for the Air Transport Auxiliary ATA during the conflict, has died aged 94... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 776

'IT'S ALL FOR FREEDOM:' SASK. FIRST NATION LAUNCHES BOOK THAT DOCUMENTS ITS 30 VETERANS


The Kahkewistahaw First Nation, located approximately 150 kilometres east of Regina, has nearly 30 members who have served with the Canadian Armed Forces... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 1002

UNTOLD STORY THE PARENTS WHO LOST ALL FOUR SONS IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR


It meant the Great War had claimed the lives of all four of Mr and Mrs Anderson's courageous sons... READ MORE

12th November, 2017 2770

THE FORGOTTEN MUSLIM HEROES WHO FOUGHT FOR BRITAIN IN THE TRENCHES


The stories of the 2.5 million Muslims who travelled to Europe to fight for the allies during the first world war are finally being told... READ MORE

11th November, 2017 35065

FRENCH PRESIDENT MACRON LEADS CEREMONIES MARKING ARMISTICE DAY


Clemenceau was named France's prime minister in 1917, a year before the end of the 1914-1918 Great War ... READ MORE

11th November, 2017 33

HOW COLONIAL VIOLENCE CAME HOME: THE UGLY TRUTH OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR


At the time of the first world war, all western powers upheld a racial hierarchy built around a shared project of territorial expansion... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 25838

NIGHTLY DISPLAY REMEMBERS WWI DEAD


Thousands of names projected on wall of downtown ottawa landmark... READ MORE

9th November, 2017 217

INDIAN ARMY TEAM TO BRING BACK REMAINS OF WORLD WAR I SOLDIERS


This makes us believe that the two soldiers could be of the Garhwal Rifles regiment, Lt... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 8

WORLD WAR I'S NEGLECTED MONUMENTS GETTING SPRUCED UP


The centennial commission is building the National WWI Memorial in Washington, D.C... READ MORE

13th October, 2017 14

13/66 GOOGLE DOODLE CELEBRATING OSKAR FISCHINGER


The Norwegian explorer and humanitarian activist Fridtjof Nansen 1861-1930 is the subject of today's Google Doodle, marking the 156th anniversary of the adventurer's birth... READ MORE

10th October, 2017 2148

HOW WORLD WAR ONE OBSERVER PLANES PAVED THE WAY FOR MODERN AVIATION


At least I had the option First World War pilots did not... READ MORE

24th September, 2017 96

HOW WORLD WAR I'S BRUTALITY ECHOED IN THIS QUEENSLAND FAMILY DECADES AFTER


Oh the frightfulness of it all, wrote Frank Hurley, the famous Australian war photographer, who arrived in Ypres only a few weeks after the Hunter brothers... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 0

GERMAN FIRST WORLD WAR SUBMARINE WRECK DISCOVERED WITH 23 CREWMEN STILL ONBOARD


At this stage, it is unclear whether the submarine was sunk by a mine, a British ship or a British plane... READ MORE

19th September, 2017 790

Trending News Headlines : World War I

IS THIS THE START OF WORLD WAR III? THAT'S WHAT PEOPLE ARE WORRIED ABOUT


World War II began when Germany invaded Poland in 1939, leading to Britain and France to declare war on Germany days later... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 15500

THE WRITER WHO DREAMED OF A WORLD WITHOUT BORDERS


Zweig began to write The World of Yesterday after leaving Austria in 1934, anticipating the Nazification of his homeland... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 10510

HOW GERMANY'S ELECTORAL COLLEGE WAS SET UP TO PREVENT ANOTHER HITLER


The comparison between the United States and Germany is imperfect, of course The German president's powers were largely curtailed following World War II... READ MORE

19th December, 2016 8122

'DUNKIRK' AND THE WEST'S MYOPIA ABOUT WORLD WAR II


Perhaps the most fervent backlash against Dunkirk has come from Indian media, where critics justifiably complain about Hollywood's whitewashing of World War II... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 7792

'NO ONE ESCAPED': POLAND ACCUSES 98-YEAR-OLD MINNESOTA MAN OF ORDERING A NAZI MASSACRE


Poland announced Monday that it will seek the arrest and extradition of Michael Karkoc, a 98-year-old U.S. citizen who suffers from Alzheimer's disease... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 7212

'MY FACE IS OLD BUT MY HEART IS YOUNG'


Yet that's exactly what Quaas did and more! at this month's International German Gymnastics Festival in Berlin... READ MORE

20th June, 2017 5610

A YALE HISTORIAN BELIEVES DONALD TRUMP IS BEHAVING LIKE ADOLF HITLER IN THE 1930S


Donald Trump has been compared to Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin by a professor at America's distinguished Yale University... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 5341

WORLD'S OLDEST MAN, AN ISRAELI HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, DIES AT 113


Israeli Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal, certified last year by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest man, died on Friday aged 113, Israeli media reported... READ MORE

11th August, 2017 3742

AUSCHWITZ SURVIVOR WHO WAS WORLD'S OLDEST MAN DIES AT 113


Kristal was orphaned shortly after the first world war and moved to Lodz to work in the family confectionery business in 1920... READ MORE

12th August, 2017 3613

WORLD'S OLDEST MAN WILL HAVE HIS BAR MITZVAH 100 YEARS LATE


But Kristal once again managed to survive, and moved to the Israeli port city of Haifa in 1950 with his second wife and their son... READ MORE

15th September, 2016 3499

VANDALS TRASH VICTORIAN WAR MEMORIAL ON ANZAC DAY EVE


Van Der Helm told The Age You come to accept this type of moronic behaviour... READ MORE

24th April, 2017 3389

AFTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VIOLENCE, WORLD WAR II ANTI-FASCIST PROPAGANDA VIDEO FINDS A NEW AUDIENCE


Some found an answer in a nearly 75-year-old anti-fascist propaganda film... READ MORE

14th August, 2017 3297

WORLD'S OLDEST MAN FINALLY CELEBRATES BAR MITZVAH AGED 113


Israel Kristal, a Holocaust survivor, had missed his bar mitzvah in Poland 100 years ago because of the first world war... READ MORE

5th October, 2016 3148

CHILDREN AMONG VICTIMS OF SUSPECTED GAS ATTACK IN ALEPPO, DOCTORS SAY


Dozens of Syrian civilians were treated for suspected chlorine-gas poisoning after an alleged government attack on Aleppo's Al-Sukkari neighborhood on Tuesday, activists and local doctors said... READ MORE

18th September, 2016 2604

MILES OF FORGOTTEN FIRST WORLD WAR TRENCHES UNEARTHED IN ENGLAND


Other first world war lines included the Maidstone-Swale line in Kent and the London defence ring across Essex, Kent and Surrey... READ MORE

5th August, 2017 2504

HOW TO LIVE TO 100 AND BE HAPPY (BY THOSE WHO HAVE DONE IT!)


Joyce, 101, was bright and passed her 11-plus, going on to work as a clerk in the corn merchants in Norfolk during the second world war... READ MORE

27th August, 2017 2491

VIMY RIDGE 100TH ANNIVERSARY CEREMONY


Philippe Huguen Pool Reuters The Canadian National Vimy Memorial was unveiled in 1936 near Arras in northern France... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 2201

SECRET TUNNELS WERE HIDDEN BENEATH LONDON SINCE WWI SOON YOU CAN VISIT THEM


During World War II, the mail rail slowed down when its stations were used as dormitories for troops... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 2189

THOUSANDS TO GATHER IN FRANCE FOR 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF VIMY RIDGE


Members of the Canadian armed forces take part in a sunset ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on April 8, 2017 in Vimy, France... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 1966

ENGINEERS STUMBLE ON WWI GERMAN SUBMARINE SUNK BY 'SEA MONSTER'


- Captain Krech, German U-Boat captain When questioned about why his submarine was floating on the surface, the ship's Captain Krech told a wild tale... READ MORE

19th October, 2016 1940

THE FIRST WORLD WAR HELPED SHAPE MODERN AMERICA. WHY IS IT SO FORGOTTEN?


On 6 April 1917, America declared war on Germany and charged into the first world war... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 1874

WRECK OF SECOND WORLD WAR BRITISH SUBMARINE FOUND OFF DENMARK


The 84-metre T-class submarine sailed from Rosyth, Fife, in order, it is thought, to attack German merchant ships supplying arms to Nazi-occupied Norway... READ MORE

5th September, 2016 1697

10-YEAR-OLD GIRL WHO DIED DURING AN AIR CANADA FLIGHT TO LONDON WAS CANADIAN


Global Affairs Canada is confirming that a 10-year-old girl who died Christmas Eve after falling ill aboard a transatlantic Air Canada flight was Canadian... READ MORE

28th December, 2016 1655

WOODROW WILSON MADE DEMOCRACY UNSAFE FOR THE WORLD


This week is the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson's speech to Congress seeking a declaration of war against Germany... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 1630

CADETS STAND GUARD AT NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL TO MARK 100 YEARS SINCE VIMY RIDGE


A cadet stands in front of the National War Memorial in Ottawa during a ceremony to recognize 100 years since the Battle of Vimy Ridge... READ MORE

9th April, 2017 1566

INSIDE THE INVISIBLE GOVERNMENT: WAR, PROPAGANDA, CLINTON & TRUMP


This is to maintain the dominance of the United States and to subjugate Russia, and, if possible, China... READ MORE

28th October, 2016 1387

RAISED IN EARLY HOURS OF VIMY BATTLE, CROSS HONOURING CANADIANS RETURNS TO FRANCE


Few memorials speak of monumental loss as eloquently as the limestone twin pillars at Vimy Ridge... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 1379

NAZI MEMORABILIA, WORLD WAR II-ERA TANK FOR SALE AT MASSIVE COWRA MUSEUM AUCTION


Working WWII-era tank, Nazi memorabilia up for grabs at museum auction... READ MORE

31st March, 2017 1333

CANADIAN MEMORIES OF FIRST WORLD WAR'S FORGOTTEN CHRISTMAS TRUCES


The Christmas truce occupies a special place in First World War history... READ MORE

23rd December, 2016 1136

A CENTURY LATER, CANADA STILL IDENTIFYING ITS WWI DEAD


Missing First World War soldiers comprise the bulk of the caseload for the casualty identification branch at National Defence... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 1047


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