Neatorama Posts Tagged "world war i"
The Secret American Military Cemetery Where There Are No Names and Flags Are Forbidden...

(Photo: Stranger20824)The Oise-Anise American Ceme...  ...ican soldiers who died in the line of duty during World War I. The United States and France honor these falle...  ...ican soldiers who were executed for crimes during World War II. Atlas Obscura explains:The soldiers eventuall...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/18/The-Secret-American-Military-Cemetery-Where-There-Are-No-Names-and-Flags-Are-Forbidden/
When America’s Librarians Went to War

(Photo: University of Illinois Archives)In 1917, t...  ...n 1917, the American people launched into a major war on a scale unlike anything that had been seen for...  ...ican Library Association (ALA) formed the Library War Service to establish more than 30 camp libraries...  ...rtram about the work of these volu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/07/When-Americas-Librarians-Went-to-War/
The Forbidden Zone: 65 Square Miles of France Still Uninhabitable after World War I

(Photo: Camille)The Battle of Verdun consumed most...  ...ntly changed the landforms of the area. After the war , it was dangerous to live there because of the va...  ...lored this forbidden zone that remains scarred by war a century later. It quotes historian Christina Ho...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/31/The-Forbidden-Zone-65-Square-Miles-of-France-Still-Uninhabitable-after-World-War-I/
War Tubas

World War I changed the way we do warfare in many ways, and one of the biggest was the use...  ...al instruments. They were, in fact, called “ war tubas.” Such instruments were used from World War I until the development of ra...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/03/07/War-Tubas/
Adrian Carton de Wiart: The Unkillable Soldier...

View image | gettyimages.comIn 1899, a young Belg...  ...main a soldier.Carton de Wiart served in the Boer War , World War One and World War Two. In the process he was shot in the face, losi...  ...g. Carton de Wiart’s plane was shot down in ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/01/07/Adrian-Carton-de-Wiart-The-Unkillable-Soldier/
100 Years Ago Today: The Christmas Truce of 1914...

It’s Christmas Eve and the 100th anniversary...  ...squo;s Christmas Eve and the 100th anniversary of World War I’s Christmas Truce. It was not a truce ham...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/24/100-Years-Ago-Today-The-Christmas-Truce-of-1914/
Hundreds of Beautiful Works of Trench Art...

(Photo: Imperial War Museum)During World War I, soldiers were not always fighting. Sometimes,...  ...is engraved tobacco jar from the British Imperial War Museum. It was made by a Turkish prisoner of war using a British 13-pound shell case...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/12/12/Hundreds-of-Beautiful-Works-of-Trench-Art/
Christmas Truce Ad...

[http://youtu.be/NWF2JBb1bvM] (YouTube link)It was...  ...hat British and German soldiers came out of their World War I foxholes on Christmas Day to greet each other,...  ...while others consider it disrespectful to use the war

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/14/Christmas-Truce/
A French Soldier’s Room Unchanged 96 Years After His Death in World War I

(Photo: Bruno Mascle/Photoshot) Hubert Rochereau d...  ...toshot) Hubert Rochereau dutifully marched off to war from his home in the village of Bélâ...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/16/A-French-Soldiers-Room-Unchanged-96-Years-After-His-Death-in-World-War-I/




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