WWI graffiti in France reveals trench soldiers' experience

Apr 6, 2015

WWI graffiti in France reveals trench soldiers' experience

A headlamp cuts through the darkness of a rough-hewn passage 100 feet underground to reveal an inscription: “James Cockburn 8th Durham L.I.” It’s cut so clean it could have been left yesterday. Only the date next to it — April 1, 1917 — roots ...

Great War cost Europe a century

Feb 16, 2015

Great War cost Europe a century

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There was absolutely nothing noble about U.S. President Woodrow Wilson's intervention in Europe during the carnage of 1917. It led to a peace of vengeful victors, triumphant nationalists and avaricious imperialists — when the war would have otherwise ended in a bedraggled peace of ...