World War I

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Name: World War I
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

August 22, 1914: Frances bloodiest day

French President Francois Hollande (C-L) and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck (C-R) attend a commemoration ceremony at the WWI Hartmannswillerkopf National Monument, or Vieil Armand, in Wattwiller, northeastern France, marking the centenary of Germany's ... [Published Saudi Gazette - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Donations needed for new First World War exhibition

RUGBY Art Gallery and Museum has launched a for artifacts from the First World War to take pride of place in a forthcoming exhibition. ... [Published Noodls - 4 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Stop Pretending Nothing Happens in August

President Richard Nixon Resignation at White House in Washington on August 9th 1974. Keystone-France—Gamma-Keystone via The month of beach vacations is also when World War I broke out, Iraq invaded Kuwait and the U.S. bombed Hiroshima and NagasakiThe ... [Published Time - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

World War I network helps history buffs keep track of commemorations

The World War I Centennial Network is helping history buffs keep track of all activities and events in the United States related to the commemoration of the war's centennial.The network was founded two years ago by Paul Cora, the curator of Historic Ships ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

How To Avoid 100-Year-Old Leadership Mistakes

Unless you’ve been in a cave since August 1, you know that this month marks the centennial anniversary of the beginning of World War I. But there are leadership lessons galore thanks to the glaring mistakes made by almost all of the leaders of England, ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Liveblogging World War I: August 20, 2014: The War on Belgium

From Barbara Tuchman: The Guns of August: On August 20 Brussels was occupied. Squadrons of Uhlans moving with lances at the ready appeared suddenly in the streets. They were but the heralds of a grim parade, almost unbelievable in power and grandeur, ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - 14 hours ago]
Entities: World War I, War, Belgium
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Great War casualty revealed

Relatives of a man believed to be the only Sidmothian missing from a set of memorial plaques in the parish church have expressed their delight after seeing his picture for the first time. ... [Published Sidmouth Herald - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Paving stone plaque to be unveiled to Worcester VC hero.

A PAVING stone plaque is to be unveiled in Worcester next week to commemorate one of Worcester's almost forgotten heroes of the First World War.Although born in the city, George Harry Wyatt did not join the local Worcestershire Regiment but the Coldstream ... [Published Worcester News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Niece of First World War soldier wants wrongly spelt name to be rectified

The niece of a Preston soldier, killed in the First World War, is calling for a Roll of Honour to be changed, after his name was spelt wrong on the memorial.Private Hugh Carnegie Rain of the 7th Batallion North Lancashire Regiment, was just 19-years-old ... [Published Lancashire Evening Post - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Vucic: Time to live and work for Serbia

TEKERIS, Aug 19 (Tanjug) - It is time that we live and work for Serbia like our ancestors, who gave everything for freedom and the country in World War I, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday in Tekeris, near Loznica, at the main ceremony ... [Published Tanjug - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Liveblogging World War I: August 19, 2014: The War on Belgium

From Barbara Tuchman's The Guns of August:The Belgians even more than von Bülow tried von Kluck’s temper. Their army by forcing the Germans to fight their way through delayed the schedule of march and by blowing up railroads and bridges disrupted the ... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Wartime exhibition is proving popular with Hartlepool public

A COMMEMORATIVE wartime exhibition is proving popular with members of the public.An anonymous local historian provided Hartlepool Central Library, in York Road, with a wealth of material for the display to mark the efforts and sacrifice of soldiers ... [Published Hartlepool Mail - Aug 19 2014]

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It's a case of "where else can we go that we can all park our cars?"
"If they'd just discussed with us the safety issues or maybe included us in planning for the day we could have reassured them" Mr Ball said
...He also hopes that eventually they would "become more fluid and the sea of red forms a wave or pours out of a window."
"In general, the French army suffered such heavy losses in August 1914 because they didn't really try to prevent them" writes Steg

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August 22, 1914: Frances bloodiest day [Published Saudi Gazette - 1 hour ago]
A nostalgic Group in search of Its roots [Published New Indian Express - 1 hour ago]
Ukrainians in Sudbury remember First World War ... [Published CBC - 1 hour ago]
8/21/2014: Lifestyle: Pillbox hat [Published Hindustan Times - 1 hour ago]
War’s heavy toll [Published Star Community - 1 hour ago]
Color Photography Existed During World War I. H... [Published The New Republic Online - 1 hour ago]
Two tales of warfare set the scene for Poppy Fa... [Published Your Local Guardian - 1 hour ago]
Sunderland WWI soldier lasted just 10 days [Published Sunderland Echo - 2 hours ago]
The aftermath of war [Published Waterloo Chronicle - 2 hours ago]
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On the road again [Published West Coast Sentinel - 2 hours ago]
‘Sad’ time as demolition continues [Published Packet & Times - 3 hours ago]
Pool could honour Harry [Published Northwich Guardian - 3 hours ago]
Too busy to remember [Published Northwich Guardian - 3 hours ago]
Recognition of their sacrifice [Published Northwich Guardian - 3 hours ago]
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How The Panama Canal Changed The Shape Of War [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - 7 hours ago]
Enlarging The Canal For Bigger Battleships Click here for a larger image. Popular Science One hundred years ago, the Panama Canal opened for the first time. A triumph of turn-of-the-century engineering, it connected Pacific and Atlantic, expanding ...
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France and Germany mark 100th anniversary of WW1 [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 03 2014]
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]
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Goodbye to all that: oil, empire and August 1914 [Published Platts - News - Aug 19 2014]
National World War I Museum Launches Centennial... [Published Financial Services - Jul 18 2014]
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PRESS INFORMATION: EU leaders to commemorate Wo... [Published European Council - Press - EN - Mar 10 2014]
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