World War I

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A look at some of the major World War One commemorative events happening all over the country

THE World War One centenary is being well documented, with events to commemorate lives lost from 1914 to 1918 planned throughout the whole of 2014.But with the anniversary of the outbreak of the war approaching on August 4, now is perhaps the best time ... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - 12 mins ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

We remember: Honouring the Bostonians who died in the First World War

This week marks 100 years since Britain joined the First World War - with Bostonians urged to honour those that gave their lives in the conflict.According to historian Richard Gurnham, 945 men and women from the Boston area died during the Great War – ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Dorchester and the Great War Day comes to Corn Exchange

Poppies in remembrance of the First World WarVolunteers at Dorchester Depot the morning after war was declaredDorchester Corn Exchange is hosting a day that will capture life in the town during the Great War.Visitors will be able to experience life in ... [Published Blackmore Vale Magazine - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

List of events to mark the start of the First World War across Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes is marking the start of the First World War with a host of events across the city on Monday, August 4. ... [Published Milton Keynes Citizen - 13 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Joseph Boyden: First Nations and the First World War

Author Joseph Boyden discusses the important role Aboriginals played in the First World War, and the real-life Ojibwe soldier that inspired his novel "Three Day Road." ... [Published TVO.org - 7 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Halton residents and businesses invited to turn their lights out to commemorate the First World War

RESIDENTS and businesses in Halton are being encouraged to turn out their lights for an hour on August 4 to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.Halton Council is urging everyone to support the national Lights Out event to highlight ... [Published Runcorn and Widnes World - 8 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

America's forgotten heroes: World War I veterans

WASHINGTON -- A hundred years ago Wednesday, Austrian warships bombarded Belgrade. It was day three of what would be known as The Great War, The World War, and eventually World War I.Nearly five million Americans would serve.A century later, there is ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 8 hours ago]
Entities: World War I, Belgrade, War
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 3 reports

WWI, the Not So Great War

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, ... [Published Town Hall - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 5 reports

World War One: Use our system to find anyone from your area who died in the First World War

Search the full records of the more than one million casualties of World War One using our systemOne hundred years ago World War One began.On July 28, 1914, a month to the day after Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife were killed by a Serbian ... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Bewdley to reflect on First World War

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014 in Regional News By James Forrest , ReporterBEWDLEY REMEMBERS: A vigil will be held to mark the First World War centenary.BEWDLEY’S branch of The Royal British Legion will hold a one hour vigil to mark the centenary ... [Published Malvern Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 4 reports

Europe notes 100th anniversary of World War I

PARIS, July 30 (UPI) -- Europe has grown accustomed to peace. Notwithstanding the ethnic conflicts in the Balkans, 1991-2001, and Russia's current involvement in Ukraine, Europe has seen nearly 70 years of peace; hence the revulsion, by generations accustomed ... [Published UPI - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 4 reports

Tim Cook: Canada's Great War

Canadian War Museum Historian Tim Cook explores Canada's military role in the First World War, from our failures to our successes, how we developed our reputation as "Shock Troops," and how Canadians should view our military contributions 100 years l ... [Published TVO.org - Jul 29 2014]

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...and light a candle instead, to mark the famous words of Sir Edward Grey, the BritishBritish Foreign Secretary in 1914, who said on the eve of war: "The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime."
"It’s sobering to look through Brandon’s history as it was presented in the pages of the paper," managing editor James O Connor said. "There are important lessons to learn from any community’s past, and the Brandon Sun is lucky to have access to nearly 130 years of history that we can learn from."
...Such murderous inflexibility was captured in the postwar observation of novelist Virginia Woolf that "It was a shock to see the faces of our rulers in the light of the shell fire. So ugly they looked -- German, English, French -- so stupid." Note how she includes her own countrymen, the English, in the mix of the ugly and the stupid
But the history of the Great War stretches further back still, from a famous prediction in 1888 that "One day the great European War will come out of some damned foolish thing in the Balkans" to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo in June 1914

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A look at some of the major World War One comme... [Published Basingstoke Gazette - 12 mins ago]
Woodland Trust launches WWI centenary site lett... [Published The Drum - 14 mins ago]
Major event set for royal visit [Published Southern Daily Echo - 14 mins ago]
'Extra! Extra!' Newsboy to hawk Saturday specia... [Published Brandon Sun - 16 mins ago]
A Century of Mass Slaughter [Published Huffington Post - 24 mins ago]
A Place for Imperialism in U.S. Foreign Policy? [Published RealClearWorld - 25 mins ago]
France remembers murdered socialist hero Jean J... [Published France24 - 28 mins ago]
How well do you know the history of the First W... [Published Telegraph - 33 mins ago]
No Turkish actor would play slain Armenian jour... [Published NOW News - 33 mins ago]
Your guide to World War One centenary events in... [Published GetWestLondon - 34 mins ago]
Hero died in first skirmish [Published Hartlepool Mail - 35 mins ago]
Dame Judi backs WWI tree fund [Published DecisionMarketing - 36 mins ago]
Security concerns behind President's decision t... [Published The Nation.lk - 38 mins ago]
Why Bretton Woods Failed [Published BullionVault.com - 40 mins ago]
New to the Archive: July 31st [Published History Today - 44 mins ago]
Slideshow: Military Life in London during the F... [Published History Today - 44 mins ago]
Pictures wanted of Abingdon’s heroes [Published Oxfordshire Guardian - 46 mins ago]
DOWNTON FANS COULD LIVE LIKE LORDS [Published Mail Online UK - 48 mins ago]
Canada's First World War on Canvas: Passchendaele [Published TVO.org - 54 mins ago]
JULY 30, 1914 - THE DAY THAT FOREVER SHAPED THE... [Published Diamond Intelligence Briefs - 58 mins ago]
American hegemony had benefits [Published Frederick News-Post - 59 mins ago]
Exhibition at The Hive marks 100th anniversary ... [Published Evesham Journal - 59 mins ago]
WWI SPECIAL: Family's war service will not be ... [Published Rhyl Journal - 1 hour ago]
Paris' sleeping beauties [Published Luxos - 1 hour ago]
World War One: Two Tamworth Herald editors, sep... [Published Tamworth Herald.co.uk - 1 hour ago]
U-boat tragedy of former Kings Norton schoolboy [Published Birmingham Mail - 1 hour ago]
Events will mark WW1 anniversary [Published Leyland Guardian - 1 hour ago]
The United States, Turkey, and the Kurdish Regions [Published Center for American Progress National Security - 1 hour ago]
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WWI, the not so great war [Published Right Wing News blog - 10 hours ago]
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, ...
Today’s letters: ‘The free world will stand str... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 10 hours ago]
Re: The Path Toward Peace In The Mideast , Marc Côté, July 30. Marc Côté asks, “what if Israel didn’t respond to the missiles launched by Hamas?” His answer: “At some point, Hamas would run out of bombs, or come late to the realization that an Israeli ...
America's forgotten heroes: World War I veterans [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - 13 hours ago]
To mark the 100th anniversary of the war, there is a new push for a national memorial ...
Many WWI memorial plaques and monuments in poor... [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - 13 hours ago]
After 100 years, few remember the Americans who died for their country in World War I. There is now a push for a national memorial to mark their sacrifices in "The Great War." Bill Plante reports. ...
It’s Not the Guns of August — It’s the Trenches... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 17 hours ago]
100 years later, we still spend too much time talking about how World War I started. The real lessons are in why it lasted so long. ...
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Nature Podcast: 03 July 2014 [Published Nature Podcast - Jul 02 2014]
All Deserts Look Alike [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
The Unknown Soldiers [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 02 2014]
Nature PastCast: March 1918 [Published Nature Podcast - Mar 19 2014]
This Week in Barron's, Mar. 10, 2014 [Published This Week in Barron's - Mar 08 2014]
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National World War I Museum Launches Centennial... [Published Financial Services - Jul 18 2014]
UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL DELIVERY: Speech by Preside... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Jun 25 2014]
PRESS INFORMATION: EU leaders to commemorate Wo... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Mar 10 2014]
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