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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Crossbones'

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 3 - 9, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- TV HIGHLIGHTS SERIES Crossbones The series ends...
  • Is global chaos the new normal?

    It's a chaotic world out there. But we'd better get used to it; this may be the new normal. The Middle East is in flames, not only Gaza but Syria, Iraq and Libya as well. Russia is massing troops on the border of Ukraine. Central Africa is a mess, as...
  • Olmsted's Parks Display Genius Of His Design

    Few of us can follow the trail of a genius. But if that genius is Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York's Central Park, the possibility is literally true and near at hand. Born in Hartford in 1822, he...
  • Hampton Roads was the backdrop for many milestones in military aviation

    Hampton Roads was the backdrop for many milestones in military aviation
    Hampton Roads has been the backdrop for many pioneering events in military aviation stretching back to the first balloon flights of July and August 1861 during the Civil War. Here’s a half-dozen of the most important: Eye in the sky....
  • 'Battlefield' examines war at Maitland Art Center

     'Battlefield' examines war at Maitland Art Center
    WHAT: The Art & History Museums — Maitland is showing "Battlefield," an exhibition that presents different perspectives on conflict as seen through the eyes of several artists. Among the represented artists are: • Andre Smith, the Maitland...
  • American Legion Post Sells Its Home In Wethersfield, Plans To Rent

    American Legion Post Sells Its Home In Wethersfield, Plans To Rent
    WETHERSFIELD -- After almost a century of ownership, American Legion Bourne-Keeney Post 23 is selling its building at 275 Main Street in Old Wethersfield. The post, however, isn't going anywhere. The veterans will rent the building's basement and...
  • James Largay: Lessons learned from 20th century horrors

    August's 100th anniversary of World War I's opening salvos prompted me to ask what can be learned from the Great War's military-directed mass slaughter of combatants. I also seek lessons in the 1933-1945 killings of millions of Jews and other...
  • Will NATO end with a whimper?

    ISTANBUL -- April marked the 65th birthday of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, formed at the height of the Cold War to stop the huge postwar Red Army from overrunning Western Europe. NATO in 1949 had only 12 members, comprising Western Europe,...
  • Book and film discussion series

    EAST WINDSOR - A new book discussion session, The War That Didn't End All Wars, a book and film discussion series about World War I with facilitator B. J. Smith will be held at the Warehouse Point Library, 107 Main St., East Windsor. A discussion of...
  • Americans find meaning in Israeli military service

    Americans find meaning in Israeli military service
    When she was in 10th grade, Risa Kelemer made up her mind: She wanted to serve in the army. The Israeli army. A member of Congregation Shomrei Emunah in Greenspring and a student at Yeshivat Rambam in Park Heights, the Baltimore native visited the...
  • Tilar Mazzeo's 'The Hotel on Place Vendome' revisits grandeur of the Ritz, Paris

    "WHEN I dream of an afterlife ... the action always takes place at the Ritz Paris," said Ernest Hemingway in 1944, as World War II was hurtling toward an end. I have two good friends, Peter Rogers in New Orleans and Jim Mitchell of NYC. Both wrote me...