America tried to broker peace between the allies and the axis, the war was in Europe; America did not need to get involved.
German Diplomatic telegram sent to German Embassy in Mexico via Washington, D.C. seeking alliance with Mexico in World War I. Intercepted by British and became basis for U.S. entry into World War I.
During the First World War, several hundred men were shot at dawn by firing squads made up of their own comrades, supposedly for cowardice and desertion. Many were suffering from trauma and other physical, psychological and / or emotional health problems. A number of them were young boys who had...
Victoria and Albert were married for 21 years- not a particularly long marriage but their nine children and 36 grand children had a great effect on the shaping of the world in the early twentieth century
Songs during World War 1 weren't just for entertainment, they were for propaganda purposes too. Troops, however, often sent their own messages back to their officers and governments via their own subversive songs.
This is an article that explores the impact of the first world war on British women.
CJ Stone discovers a forgotten hero of the First World War.
How hard can it be to shoot down a giant bag of hydrogen? Very hard, according to WW1 ace Eddie Rickenbacker, who preferred to go up against another airplane rather than an observation balloon.
What was it like for the soldiers of World War 1 living in the filthy trenches? Visit the WWI trenches and learn more about the war here.
Verdun epitomises the attritional struggle that became the characteristic of World War I on the Western Front. Intended to destroy the French reserves, the battle drew in massive numbers of German troops as well, and ended without any decisive result.