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World War I (1914-1918)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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 --...
  • Pictures in the News | August 4, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, where Jay Z appears with Beyoncé as part of their On the Run tour....
  • The Week in Pictures | August 4 – 10, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. In Hiroshima, Japan, paper lanterns float on the River Motoyasu at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park as there country marked the 69th anniversary of the city's devastation by atomic bomb during...
  • In 'Great War' exhibit, Chicago's role and some rousing tunes

    In 'Great War' exhibit, Chicago's role and some rousing tunes
    It's hard to know, at a Newberry Library exhibition, which to like more, the propaganda posters or the sheet music? The downtown historical library has lots of both, further examples of which are part of a new, double-exhibit show looking at American...
  • Review: 'The Disunited States' by Vladimir Pozner

    Review: 'The Disunited States' by Vladimir Pozner
    French intellectuals love trying to figure out America. Essential to our victory in the Revolutionary War, our first international ally, and beloved by Founding Fathers Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, France occupies an odd space in the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: World War One Pigeon Program For Kids

    Join us at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28 in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum in Washington for a free program for kids about World War One pigeons. The book, "Fly, Cher Ami, Fly!," about the famous pigeon who helped save the "Lost...
  • MV Cape Ray returns to Hampton Roads

    MV Cape Ray returns to Hampton Roads
    The Merchant Marines ship MV Cape Ray and its crew earned two honors Friday for its mission to neutralize 600 tons of deadly Syrian chemical weapons. The crew received the Merchant Marine Medal for Outstanding Achievement and the Cape Ray earned the...