World War I

The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month

“…I suddenly noticed that I could hear water dripping off a bush next to me.  Our guns stopped—and no shells were coming on us.  It seemed mysterious, queer, unbelievable.  All the men knew what the silence meant, but nobody shouted or threw his hat in the air…” – Brig. Gen. Stanhope Bayne-Jones, U.S. Army medical officer …

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World War I: The story of “The Lost Battalion”

As World War I continued to rage on in it’s fourth year, The Meuse-Argonne Offensive was launched by the Allied Powers on September 26th, 1918. It would be the final offensive of the war, as well as the bloodiest battle fought in American history, with over 300,000 total dead. The goal of the offensive was …

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After 100 years World War I battlefields are poisoned and uninhabitable

No war in recent memory can compare to the meat grinder of World War I. Europe still bears the scars of the war, even almost a century later. The gruesome and terrifying type of warfare typical of the Great War had a lasting impact on those who witnessed and experienced it. It also created such …

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