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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Biplane flips upon landing at Pennridge airport

    The Red Baron he was not. A pilot flying a bright red, WWI-era biplane failed to properly navigate the runway of Pennridge Regional Airport on Thursday morning, flipping tail-over-propeller upon landing and coming to rest upside-down at the edge of the...
  • Lehigh Valley tugboat is linked to only WWI attack on U.S. soil

    It was July 21, 1918 and World War I was in its final year. The Perth Amboy, a tugboat owned by the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Co., and four barges were traveling off the coast of Cape Cod when a German submarine surfaced. The U-boat attacked the...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Serving their country, since the Civil War

    Ever since he was a child, 65-year-old Edward Mathis of Easton remembers some member of his family serving in the military. So, with that thought in mind last year, he researched the matter and found an unbroken chain that started long before he fought in...
  • Architect's vision: New life for downtown Catasauqua

    For more than a decade, Vincent Smith has sought to fill the four-block hole in the heart of Catasauqua. Last week, the Borough Council president saw renderings of what the long-awaited transplant might look like. From brick facades, windows...
  • 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...
  • Universal Calls MGM's James Bond Lawsuit 'Extraordinary and Needless'

    Universal is again slamming MGM and James Bond producer Danjaq Prods.'s copyright infringement lawsuit over U's "Section 6" project, calling the litigation "extraordinary and needless." With a court hearing looming on July 28 on their effort dismiss...
  • With U.S. encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply

    As Malvin Espinosa prepared to retire from the Army in 2011, a Veterans Affairs counselor urged him to apply for disability pay. List all your medical problems, the counselor said. Espinosa, a mechanic at Ft. Lee in Virginia, had never considered...
  • '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...
  • 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 —...
  • When Warren Harding bared all to his mistress

    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...