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World War 1

WORLD WAR 1 NEWS

Explained: How coronavirus differs from the Spanish flu of 1918

March 17, 2020 4:34 pm

As the coronavirus spreads around the world and public anxieties spike, comparisons between today’s situation and the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918 are proliferating in journalistic outlets and on social media.

Ahead of 1917's release, a look at top five World War I films

January 16, 2020 1:58 pm

From Lawrence of Arabia to Testament of Youth, Hollywood has produced quite a few cinematic gems on the First World War.

Discovering the Indian soldiers in World War I who were cared for in France

November 24, 2019 7:33 am

Between the hostess (French women) and the hosted (fatigued Indian soldiers) — both victims of the same solitude — relationships bloomed.

100 years since World War I: Trump's visit to US cemetery in France cancelled due to rain

November 11, 2018 12:11 pm

The cancellation of Saturday's visit drew criticism from those who say the president should have found a way to travel to Aisne-Marne regardless of the weather.

Italian president calls World War I a warning to Europe to co-exist

November 05, 2018 9:58 am

Mattarella encouraged young people to keep an "active" memory for the victims of wars as a way to consolidate freedom and harmony as "irreversible" choices for Europeans.

To the Unknown Warriors: Honoring the Sikh soldiers from WW-I

October 27, 2015 11:57 am

A first-of-its-kind World War 1 National Sikh Memorial — commemorating Sikh soldiers who fought in the Great War — will come up in the UK next month.

This is why your bra never fits

December 10, 2014 10:33 am

According to a bra fitting specialist, bra sizes were developed from blouse sizes based on military uniforms during World War I.

Front Runners

July 16, 2014 12:10 am

The son of a Sikh farmer from Harpoke, Sohan Singh died a martyr during World World 1.

WORLD WAR 1 PHOTOS

From first shot to silence of peace: Here are some iconic images from World War I

November 11, 2018 6:57 am

As the world marks 100 years since the fighting stopped, here is a look at some key moments in World War I