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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • Sony Acquires 'World War Z' Author's 'Harlem Hellfighters' for Overbrook

    Sony Pictures acquires the rights to the Max Brooks' graphic novel "The Harlem Hellfighters" and set Overbrook Entertainment to produce. Caleeb Pinkett and James Lassiter will produce for Overbrook. Brooks will adapt the script. Set to be published in...
  • In Ukraine, the jobless and aimless replace the revolutionaries

    Jackbooted young men in World War I helmets patrol the muddy sidewalk in front of the parliament building, their chapped hands wrapped around clubs and ax handles, their black-and-crimson armbands telling of allegiances to the far right. Camouflage-clad...
  • Vienna Philharmonic confronts its past, is doing just fine in present

    BERKELEY — The Vienna Philharmonic is an orchestra that has always been gripped by as well as in the grip of history — the history of Western music, of which it has played a significant part, and the history of Vienna, of which it has also...
  • Commissioned 100 years ago today, the Newport News-built USS Texas became a legendary battlewagon

    Commissioned 100 years ago today, the Newport News-built USS Texas became a legendary battlewagon
    Among the many renowned battleships built at Newport News, the legendary dreadnought USS Texas (BB-35) may be the most famous. Commissioned a century ago today, the 27,000-ton "Old T" and its sister ship the USS New York were the first two American...
  • Laurel's forgotten role in the Bonus Army [History Matters]

    After six years of lobbying by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Congress passed legislation in 1924 that provided for a bonus, based on length and place of service, to World War I veterans. Recipients who were due $50 or less were paid...
  • Artcetera

    Artcetera
    Laguna Art Museum 307 Cliff Drive (949) 494-8971 http://www.lagunaartmuseum.org Open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays and Fridays through Sundays; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays; and closed Wednesdays. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for...
  • Denied a Medal of Honor, a worthy soldier finds out why decades later

    Denied a Medal of Honor, a worthy soldier finds out why decades later
    Using an ammo crate as a chair and an Army tent as his office, Pfc. John "Mac" MacFarland set up his typewriter and began to write. It was the sweltering summer of 1969, about a month after the fierce battle of Tam Ky in South Vietnam. MacFarland had...
  • Julie Squier Jones

    Julie Squier Jones
    Julie Squier Jones, 83, passed away peacefully at her home on March 10, 2014 surrounded by her loving family following a 15 year tough battle with cancer, which never compromised or slowed down in any way her energy and wonderful spirit of a total...
  • UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course

    UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course
    Geno Auriemma has had four unbeaten seasons as UConn women's basketball coach and very well could be headed for a fifth. But he is really living up to the pressure the first UConn team put on him more than a century ago. The Huskies' unbeaten seasons:...
  • Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle

    Veterans' cross in Maryland at the center of national battle
    — Fred Edwords remembers the first time he saw the giant cross rising over this small town in Prince George's County. The Peace Cross, as it's known locally, commemorates the county's World War I dead. A plaque at the base of the 40-foot structure...
  • History's 'World Wars' makes for fine Memorial Day viewing

     History's 'World Wars' makes for fine Memorial Day viewing
    Over the past few years, History has made a concerted attempt to package its subject matter — history — in ways that might appeal to a new audience. As in Young People with their Digital Addictions and Limited Attention Spans. Some of...