In 1920, Americans were reeling from a flu pandemic, recovering from an economic crisis and grappling with violence against Black people, creating political divisions and debates that are similar to the ones we're having today. Yale University professor Beverly Gage…
By Lisa Desjardins, Rachel Wellford, Vika Aronson, Erica R. Hendry, Emily Carpeaux
Your great-grandfather’s World War I helmet that’s stuffed in the back of the closet could be just as effective at preventing brain injury from some blasts as a modern-day military helmet, a recently published study from Duke University researchers suggests.
By Vika Aronson, Gretchen Frazee
Author Kenneth C. Davis examines another deadly effect of World War I: the spread of the Spanish flu.
By Vic Pasquantonio
President Donald Trump escalated his verbal assaults against France on Tuesday, suggesting that America's stalwart European ally would have been vanquished in both world wars if not for the military firepower provided by the United States.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Nov. 11, world leaders gather in Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, and a new wave of veterans are elected into office. Also, can a Florida town become…
By John Leicester, Raf Casert, Lori Hinnant, Associated Press
World leaders with the power to make war but a duty to preserve peace solemnly marked the end of World War I’s slaughter 100 years ago at commemorations Sunday that drove home the message “never again” but also exposed the…
By Malcolm Brabant
A century ago, the conflict then known as the Great War was finally coming to an end, after four years and 17 million deaths. Among those who fought in many of the most important battles was the great-grandfather of special…
By Associated Press
Each year, the remains of some 40 British soldiers killed during World War I are found on Europe's battlefields.
By Alison Thoet
This year marks 100 years since the end of World War I, the first time women were directly involved in the war effort. A detailed estimate of women’s total efforts is hard to come by, but these books shed light…
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