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World War I

History Of Tear Gas: When The U.S. Gassed Their Own Cit...

June 2, 2020

(Public domain/Wikimedia Commons) Tear gas, mace, pepper spray—we see them being used pretty much every day on the news without knowing exactly what they are....

History Of The Gas Mask: How Need Brought Us The Weirde...

April 1, 2020

The gas mask has come to be an international symbol of wartime atrocities, but it began as a tool for people tasked with unenviable and dangerous jobs. Long befor...

Spanish Flu: The Pre-Coronavirus Pandemic That Killed M...

March 4, 2020

Long before the coronavirus, the Spanish flu was one of the first recorded pandemics, infecting at least 27% of the Earth's population at the time and killing 3–5...

Old Photos Show What WWI Trench Warfare Really Looked L...

November 28, 2016

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 drew in countries from every contine...

WWI Flight Training From 1918 (Original Footage)

November 11, 2016

The United States declared war on Germany in April of 1917 and began preparing a force to fight from the sky. Hundreds of cadets enrolled in flight schools in the United St...