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World War I



  • The Forgotten Story of Christmas 1918

    by Mary Elisabeth Cox

    We remember the 1914 Christmas Truce as a moment of humanity amid war. Four years later, a darker tale unfolded.


  • The World War I Battle That Didn't End with Armistice Day: Hunger

    by William Lambers

    Even after the Armistice of November 11, 1918 ending World War One, American soldiers were carrying out heroic missions. Lieutenant Orville C. Bell and officers in the American Relief Administration saved civilians in Montenegro from starvation. 



  • How Nicky and Willy could have prevented World War I

    by Graham Allison

    One hundred years ago this week, Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany exchanged a series of telegrams to try to stop the rush to a war that neither of them wanted.