“Once you have had to lead a platoon into direct machine-gun fire,” Raymond Chandler would later write, “nothing is ever the same again.”
The Great Depression made a laughing stock of 'Great Engineer' Herbert Hoover's faith in efficiency
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