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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Balsom, Karadaglic a cool match at Hollywood Bowl

    Balsom, Karadaglic a cool match at Hollywood Bowl
    The Hollywood Bowl has always been a venue for trying out new talent. With high-definition video now part of the equation, the temptation for the Los Angeles Philharmonic to entice the most attractive young performers must be greater than ever....
  • British royals walk through moat of poppies commemorating WWI

    Wondering why Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Harry seem to be walking in an ocean of red poppies? That's because they are -- except it's actually a moat around the Tower of London and they're actually walking through an art installation by...
  • The 1900s was the Bloody Century

    On Aug. 4, 1914, Britain declared war on Germany, marking the true beginning of the Bloody Century. From that day to 1991, when the Cold War ended, it was one bloody catastrophe after another: millions died in World War I, the influenza pandemic, the...
  • London honors fallen WWI soldiers with sea of ceramic red poppies

    A hundred years ago, the men who joined the British army during World War I came by the millions -- from England, of course, but also from Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa and other then-Commonwealth lands. Now those who died --...
  • READER SUBMITTED: 100 Years: Documenting Connecticut's Role In World War I Survey

    The Connecticut State Library, The University of Connecticut, and Historypin have partnered to create a project titled "100 Years: Connecticut's Role in World War I." This project focuses on Connecticut's role in World War I at home and abroad by...
  • 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...
  • Garrett Island - so close, and yet so far

    Garrett Island - so close, and yet so far
    Heading into town from the west on U.S. 40, drivers take a bridge across the Susquehanna River and cut through treetops reaching up from another world below the rumbling road. It's green down there on Garrett Island, and busy with the activity of many...
  • Duchess of Cambridge wears McQueen to WWI commemoration

    Duchess of Cambridge wears McQueen to WWI commemoration
    The Duchess of Cambridge wore a cream-colored Alexander McQueen coat and a hat by Jane Taylor on Monday morning when she and her husband, Prince William, attended a ceremony in Liege, Belgium, marking the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I....
  • Soviet, Peruvian, Syrian Films In New Haven

    Soviet, Peruvian, Syrian Films In New Haven
    The New Haven Free Public Library, 133 Elm St., has a fascinating lineup of screenings of films from all over the world all month of August. Aug. 7 and 8 are the dates of the “Soviet Film Sampler. On Aug. 7 at 5:30 p.m., the library will show...
  • 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...
  • WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]

    WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]
    NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...