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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • So Many Gun-Related Deaths

    Thanks to The Courant for a previous letter crying for our country to stop the deaths by guns by giving an international perspective, wherein it was pointed out that we have more homicides annually here than all the servicemen and servicewomen killed in...
  • For specialists in Middle East affairs, no consensus on what the future holds

    WASHINGTON In a sign of the complexity of the crisis in Iraq, where Islamic radicals have declared a modern caliphate that stretches across century-old borders and politicians appear deadlocked on who should lead a new government in Baghdad, scholars who'...
  • Harding's love letters are relics of bygone era

    Harding's love letters are relics of bygone era
    Every so often, we get a poignant reminder of what has been lost now that letter writing has been replaced by texting, emoticons or nothing at all, if you're a politician afraid to commit anything to paper for fear it will show up on page one or be read...
  • Easton Heritage Day rocks history

    Its goal is to reflect on history but Easton Heritage Day is one fun party, capped off by fireworks. The 37th annual event in downtown and riverfront Easton commemorates the reading of the Declaration of Independence by Robert Levers that took place in...
  • New England Air Museum offers family fun this summer

    New England Air Museum offers family fun this summer
    The New England Air Museum, already considered as one of the best places to bring children for fun and education, has added some new kids' activities for the summer. On Monday, June 30, some guests to the NEAM gathered just beyond the children's area to...
  • New Binoculars Tour takes in gargoyles, sky-high details of Loop

    New Binoculars Tour takes in gargoyles, sky-high details of Loop
    Margaret Hicks has a simple message for visitors to Chicago and natives alike: Look up. Better yet, look up and look closely at all the rich ornamentation adorning so many classic buildings in the Loop. Here, take these binoculars, take a moment —...
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground team begins destroying Syrian chemicals

    Aberdeen Proving Ground team begins destroying Syrian chemicals
    A team of chemists and engineers from Aberdeen Proving Ground has begun to neutralize chemicals from Syria's weapons stocks, the Pentagon said Monday. The work is taking place aboard the container ship MV Cape Ray under heavy security at an...
  • Connecticut's Iron Corner

    Connecticut's Iron Corner
    I was still tying my shoes at State Line Car Wash this morning when two guys from Lakeville pulled up in separate cars. Rick DelPrete, retired history teacher and athletic director from the Hotchkiss School, was on hand to show me the remains of the...
  • Dangers Around Every Corner When Walking Route 44

    Dangers Around Every Corner When Walking Route 44
    It's one thing to plan a 106-mile trek across the state, thinking about all the great people and places along the way, and quite another to hit the road on foot.  Oh, I'm still eager to see what's around the next bend and to squeeze as much as...
  • The Kurdish option: An independent state for the Kurds, an ally for the U.S. in Iraq

     The Kurdish option: An independent state for the Kurds, an ally for the U.S. in Iraq
    "This moment requires statesmanship." That was Secretary of State John F. Kerry — a man not known for irony — in a meeting in late June with Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region. Appealing to Barzani's nonexistent...
  • ‘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 […]...