“Of the remarkable men that formed the American vanguard in the Great War, seven in particular stand out.”
By David Hanna
IN AUGUST, 1914, a small, but committed, group of Americans offered their services to the French army. General Alexander
“The illustrations track the evolution of air warfare through the eyes of nine real-life individuals who were there.”
CANADA’S NATIONAL MILITARY museum is putting a novel spin on history’s first air war — a graphic novel spin to be exact.
“Publishers, app developers and filmmakers have been turning out a growing body of content to help mark the historic milestone.”
IN MANY WAYS, the 1916 Somme offensive symbolizes the carnage and futility of the wider First World War: It was an industrial-scale slaughter
“Despite a few setbacks, America’s code and code-breaking efforts enjoyed some remarkable successes.”
By John F. Dooley
WHEN AMERICA ENTERED the First World War on April 6, 1917, the United States Army had virtually no experience with codes and code-breaking.
“Five grim visionaries and their remarkable predictions
about the coming war.”
FEW COULD HAVE ANTICIPATED the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the subsequent crisis that triggered the First World War. Yet for years leading up to 1914, a number of observers,
COMMITMENT AND SACRIFICE, a new book from Oxford University Press could fairly be described as ‘history’s first draft’.
Edited by historians Marilyn Shevin-Coetzee and Frans Coetzee, the 350-pager is a collection of original diary entries by six participants of the