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.
America tried to broker peace between the allies and the axis, the war was in Europe; America did not need to get involved.
Cornwall's regiment in World War 1 was the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Many of Cornwall's young men flocked to join the colours and a great many fell on the fields of Flanders and beyond.
In the era of battleships and steamships, the sailing ship Sea Eagle, commanded by Count Luckner (nicknamed the “Sea Devil”), raided Allied shipping in two oceans.
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.
Weapons used in World War 1, on land, in the air and at sea
The role of women changed forever with the outset of world war one
Have you ever thought about what it would have been like to have been wounded on the Western Front? Find out what would have happened to you when you became a casualty in the First World War
Books written immediately after the outbreak of World War I in 1914 show how this profound and tragic event immediately affected the world.
American prisoners, primarily sailors, that were kept in the Dartmoor Prison of England until well after the War of 1812.The story of what happened to these men is recounted, including a rare letter.