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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • ‘Valiant Hearts: The Great War’ upends the combat video game

     
    A tale of World War I, inspired partly by letters exchanged by soldiers and loved ones, “Valiant Hearts” is the […]...
  • Emmy Creative Arts: TV Costumes Collide With Couture

    Fans become obsessed with their favorite TV shows and films, so much so that a hit can nudge the world of fashion. On the other hand, current fashion designers can influence the look of a TV series even if that means straying from a strictly period look....
  • Bergdahl release stirs fresh controversy over whether searchers died

    While members of Congress criticize the Obama administration for the way Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s nearly five years in Taliban captivity ended, another controversy is raging about how it began. Several of those who served with Bergdahl in the...
  • Free doughnuts for 2014 National Donut Day on Friday

    Free doughnuts for 2014 National Donut Day on Friday
    Friday is a holey holiday. Celebrate 2014 National Donut Day with free doughnuts from Dunkin Donuts, Krispy Kreme, Cumberland Farms and Winn-Dixie. Dunkin' Donuts: Stop in at participating stores and get a sweet freebie with any beverage purchase. The...
  • Remembering ordinary men and their extraordinary deed

    This article was originally published in June 1994 for the 50th anniversary of D-Day. As I sit in my yard toward sunset on a lovely, long June evening, my gaze  falls upon my small bed of poppies, in gorgeous full bloom, and the sight of  these...
  • 'Edge of Tomorrow,' Tom Cruise run loops around competition

    'Edge of Tomorrow,' Tom Cruise run loops around competition
    Just when you were ready to give up on the summer season and its cookie-cutter, been-there blockbusters, "Edge of Tomorrow" saves the day. It's a star-driven mass-market entertainment that's smart, exciting and unexpected while not stinting on genre...
  • Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb

    Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb
    Historians write to illuminate our shared past, to explicate the forces that shape our present. But successive historical narratives also can create a series of veils, distancing the past from the present. The more recent dominates our thoughts. The...
  • Why the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has many names

    Some people call it the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS. Others call it the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL. Why does the Al Qaeda splinter group have more than one name? Because the group, which in recent days has seized large...
  • Sam Worthington, Hugh Dancy, Charles Dance Sign For 'Deadline Gallipoli'

    SHANGHAI - Sam Worthington ("Avatar," "Somersault") Hugh Dancy ("Hannibal"), Charles Dance ("Game of Thrones") and Rachel Griffiths ("Six Feet Under") head the cast of "Deadline Gallipoli," a high-profile Australian mini-series which began shooting today....
  • Here's how it's done-2

    When, for a change of pace, I turned last week to actually good prose, a few of you suggested that I might make such an excursion a regular feature. Let's give it a try.  Here is an extract from Adam Gopnik's "The Back of the World: The Troubling Genius...
  • D-Day veterans remember invasion

    D-Day veterans remember invasion
    Seventy years ago this morning, Bill Swanner crawled through hell. It was still dark when the 19-year-old infantryman joined the more than 150,000 Allied soldiers making the secretive passage out of England for Normandy. Dawn was breaking when he...