World War I was supposed to be the “war to end all wars”, but left a legacy that ensured a future conflict. In 1939, when Nazi Germany invaded Poland, Britain and its allies had enough and declared war. Persevering through dark daysShow More Summary
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A submarine wreck discovered off the eastern coast of Sweden probably dates from World War One rather than last year when the military hunted for a suspected Russian submersible, the Swedish armed forces said on Tuesday.
A Russian sub found in wreckage of the coast of Sweden rumors hit the internet on Tuesday morning. The submarine wreck discovery may date back to World War 1. Speculations has emerged that the find could be debris from a Russian submersible which was “hunted” in the area last year. Show More Summary
The remains of unidentified members of the U.S. military killed in the sinking of the USS Oklahoma during Japan’s World War Two attack on Pearl Harbor were exhumed in Hawaii on Monday in a bid to identify them, the Department of Defense said. Five caskets draped in U.S. flags containing the...
A series of underwater photographs by photographer Brandi Mueller capture a graveyard of sunken World War II planes off the coast of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Mueller explained to Mashable that the planes had not crashed, but rather they were discarded there after the war because it would have been too expensive to transport them […]
When DC announced that their series of World War II, pin-up style takes on their cadre of female heroes was getting a comic, we couldn’t wait to see some of comic’s coolest ladies swing into action—and now we’ve got a taste of just how great it is with a new, Batman-filled preview. Well, sort of Batman-filled.http://io9.com/dcs-pinup-supe... Read more...
Devil declines to wage war on Christmas, citing the season as his greatest American accomplishment.
[History.com](http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-senate-approves-united-nations-charter/print): >In 1919, following the close of World War I, President Woodrow Wilson implored the U.S. Senate to approve the charter for the League of Nations. Show More Summary
Extraordinary pictures of the aftermath of World War I, which have been hidden away for nearly a century, have been discovered in a vault in Paris in 2010.The footage was filmed from a camera strapped to a airship by a French pilot Jacques...Show More Summary
Five years after it bowed in China, Shanghai, director Mikael Håfström’s neo-noir set during the Japanese occupation of China in World War II, will finally see theatrical release in the United States, The Weinstein Company has announced. Show More Summary
Former Congressman Ron Paul said retired US General Wesley Clark showed his "disregard for the Constitution" when Clark called for the return of World War II-style internment camps for disloyal Americans.
Imagine this, if you will. A Mission: Impossible Cinematic Universe, akin to the worlds being built by Marvel, DC and Star Wars. OK, it's probably a little far-fetched, but that isn't stopping current Mission co-star Simon Pegg fromShow More Summary
From the July 27 edition of CNN's CNN Newsroom With Carol Costello: Related: Mike Huckabee: Obama Marching Israelis 'To The Door Of The Oven' Previously: Iran Deal Applauded By Experts Deemed Scary, Start Of "World War III" By Conservative...Show More Summary
Remember, kids: drinking and construction work don't mix. 70 years after World War II, some places in Germany are still rebuilding. For this and other reasons, the sight of a construction crane is a common blight upon the German skyline. Show More Summary
A short time ago, in the same galaxy we’re in today, a developer called Julien Deswaef created a YouTube bot that renders one New York Times story a day about ‘war’ as a ‘Star Wars’ credit crawl. ‘World Wars – News from the Empire’ uses two Python scripts. Show More Summary
The military and a private organization have brought home the remains of 36 Marines killed in one of World War II's bloodiest battles.
BUILDING A BRIDGE TO THE FIRST WORLD WAR: “Bernie Sanders’ campaign speech in this suburb of New Orleans felt more like a union organizing rally from 1915 than a modern American presidential campaign pitch in 2015:” “At the top of my list is the issue of income and wealth inequality … it’s the great moral […]
Veteran human rights activist and former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki has voiced his support for the nuclear deal struck between Iran and six world powers. “I am happy with this deal because it snubs the looming ghost of war," Marzouki told HuffPost Arabi in an exclusive interview last week. Show More Summary
It took several years before people started to realize that Europe's war of 1914 to 1918 was both big and influential enough to be worthy of being called a "World War." So they gave it that grand name, and added "First" two decades later...Show More Summary
"Secret annexes" are not new in the world of diplomacy. They are known to be spectacular failures at preventing war.