Lawmakers want the Pentagon to take another look at scores of soldiers who may have been denied the nation's highest military honor due to their race or religion.
SOURCE: New York Times
by Erez Manela
After World War I, America was supposed to lead the fight against colonialism. What happened?
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Elizabeth Cobbs
Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) now propose to honor the women of the Signal Corps with the Congressional Gold Medal.
by Mark Connelly and Stefan Goebel
Modern Ypres or Ieper is a world forged and shaped in the furnace of a conflict that ended one hundred years ago this November.
Not Every Woman Who Served With the U.S. Military During World War I Got the Same Treatment. Here’s Why
By the time the United States entered World War I on April 6, 1917, two thousand women had enlisted as “Yeoman (F).”
SOURCE: NY Times
The Australian War Memorial, at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars, will grow to commemorate recent conflicts, including war zones in which Australia still has troops.
SOURCE: Oxford University Press Blog
by Anand Menon, Margaret MacMillan, Patrick Quinton-Brown
Many of the challenges that concern us today—ethnic nationalisms, building the foundations for peace and prosperity around the globe, managing and containing war, or the future of Europe—were discussed in Paris a hundred years ago.
by James Carl Nelson
As allegations and investigations swirl around the questions of Russian intervention in our 2016 elections, it’s worth a look back one hundred years to our own intervention in Russia.
When US military codes kept being broken by the Germans in WW1 a Native American tribe came to the rescue.
by Michael S. Neiberg
In the United States, the war remains the least-understood and most-ignored major event in our history.
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