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    Poetry | To Fight Another Day

    In 1913, after working as a correspondent for the Toronto Star during the Balkan Wars, Service—by then widely known as “The Bard of the Yukon”—moved to Paris. He was 41 when World War I broke out. Turned down for military service,...

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    Classic Dispatches | Torpedoed!

    In 1915 Egan made headlines all over the world when she survived a deadly submarine attack on the British passenger ship Barulos. She wrote about the experience for the Saturday Evening Post, from which this account is excerpted...

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    The Kaiser’s Grim Reaper

    Fritz Haber saved millions from starvation. Then he turned his genius to chemical warfare...

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    Belleau Wood: One Man’s Initiation

    Thomas entered the wood a promising noncommissioned officer, he left it a proven leader, who would someday rise to the highest echelons of the U.S. Marine Corps...

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    Forlorn Victory

    The 1917 Battle of Passchendaele was a three-month slog through mud, blood, guts, rats and raining death...

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    Miracle on the Vistula

    Józef Piłsudski saved Poland by handing the Red Army one of its greatest defeats ever.   IN EARLY 1920, IN THE WAKE OF WORLD WAR I, Europe was desolate and bankrupt. President Woodrow Wilson’s attempt to insert the United States...