During WW1, the village of Vignacourt in France was always behind the front lines – as a staging point, casualty clearing sta
Many people in Thanet, Kent, England have been shopping in Primark - which first opened in 2011 - with absolutely no idea tha
Towards the end of World War I French military planners hired private firms to help build a fake with a faux Arc di Triomphe
The Gallipoli Campaign went down in history as an unsuccessful attempt by the Allied Forces to control the sea route from Eur
You wouldn't think a soldier who has been shot in the head would have much to smile about, but in 1915 steel helmets had just
By all accounts, famous writer John Ronald Reuel Tolkien and his wife, Edith, had a close and happy marriage. They were marri
Lt. General Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart served as a British officer in the Boer War, the First World War, and the Second World
The First World War left a taint on everyone - but for some it happened more literally than others.
Gladys Sangster is one of
The 20th century witnessed death and slaughter on an unprecedented scale.
It was the century of the Holocaust and two World W
Here is a gallery of lantern slides from The Postal Museum depicting postal operations for different nationalities at the tim
The U.S. Navy thought of a creative idea to encourage military recruitment: build a full-sized battleship complete with a wor
When Britain entered World War I in 1914, thousands of women joined the workforce to fill jobs left by men sent to the frontl
In 2016 alone, bomb disposal experts collected 25 tons of ammunition in the Somme battlefields. They say it will probably tak
Located inside the 3rd London General Hospital, its properly known as the "Masks for Facial Disfigurement Department" but wou
Andrew Belsey, an architectural modelmaker from London, England, created a series of trench sections - each showing different
Here is a collection of incredible colorized photos showing everyday life of French soldiers from 1914-1918, during the First
Thought of as the "war to end all wars," World War I left Europe in shambles, led to the deaths of over 9 million people, and
The United States declared war on Germany in April of 1917 and began preparing a force to fight from the sky. Hundreds of cad
In 2012, the bodies of 21 German World War One soldiers entombed in a perfectly preserved underground shelter have been disco
During World War I, opposing sides sat in trenches for years on end, blasting each other to oblivion.
This created a problem: