“Once you have had to lead a platoon into direct machine-gun fire,” Raymond Chandler would later write, “nothing is ever the same again.”
Feeling happy? Mad? Sad? The museum’s got a GIF for that
On June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip, a Bosnian Serb nationalist, used an M1910 to shoot Archduke Franz Ferdinand
In 1917 two French artillery shells sealed off the tunnel's exits, dooming the men inside
The Great Depression made a laughing stock of 'Great Engineer' Herbert Hoover's faith in efficiency
“Having a rose named Never Forget will be a reminder and help to perpetuate the message that we must never forget; that we are united with and honor all those served and sacrificed on behalf of America in times of war and armed conflict"
Floyd Gibbons made history when his dispatch got past the wartime censor
Arthur Guy Empey parlayed his brief service in World War I into a best-selling book and a career in Hollywood. Then he lost everything.
A World War I plaque indicates that Euan Lucie-Smith was the first multiracial officer commissioned in the British Army