World War I

 
The US-Saudi romance is ’70s Iran remixed
The US-Saudi romance is ’70s Iran remixed
To understand United States President Donald Trump’s kinky relationship with Saudi Arabia, we need to understand former US president Richard...
Poland risks controversy on independence centenary
Poland risks controversy on independence centenary
Poles mark a century of independence on Sunday amid tensions in the deeply polarised country over the prominent role that marginal far-right groups...
Macron wants 'real European army' to defend against Russia, US
Macron wants 'real European army' to defend against Russia, US
On Tuesday,French President Emmanuel Macron called Tuesday for a "real European army" as the continent marks a century since the divisions of World...
Voices of African POWs speak in poetry of their misery
Voices of African POWs speak in poetry of their misery
‘If you try to gramophone me, I’ll kill you!” Toby Roberts yells furiously. The internee from West Africa is a character in Wallace Ellison’s autobiographic novel Escaped! Adventures in German Captivity of 1918. The scene is meant to illustrate the ignorance of the...
Fallen soldiers of SS Mendi dragged into battle
Fallen soldiers of SS Mendi dragged into battle
One of Karl Marx's most repeated quotes is that history repeats itself "the first time as a tragedy, the second time as farce". Like history, the...
Last WWI combatant Claude Choules dies in Australia
Last WWI combatant Claude Choules dies in Australia
Briton Claude Choules, the last World War I combat veteran, has died aged 110 in Australia, ending the living connection with a conflict that saw...
World marks 90th anniversary of Great War
World marks 90th anniversary of Great War
Europe on Tuesday marked the 90th anniversary of the end of World War I, the last major memorial for its handful of surviving veterans as the...
Raunchy sex history of Somme revealed
Raunchy sex history of Somme revealed
The young soldier stepped into the bedroom. It was the first time he had gone to a prostitute and he felt apprehensive and embarrassed. He also...

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