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Tuesday | AlertNet

A slaughter, then oblivion, mark France's deadliest day in World ...

The bloodiest day for the French Army in World War One - indeed in its entire history - draws no national tributes, no eulogies by dignitaries, few wreaths laid in respect.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

CNN

World War I's broken promise

French soldiers sing the national anthem at the beginning of World War I in August 1914.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Power Line

WSC Before the Fact, Part 2

The other day I made note of Churchill's description in a 1901 speech of what we would come to call "total war" in the 20th century.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

ABC News

A Century Later: Scenes from WWI Then and Now

People walk near Reims Cathedral on March 11, 2014 in Reims, France. Inset: Reims Cathedral during a bombardment, April 30, 1914.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

100 years later, the 'Great War' fades into obscurity100 years later, ...

Once they got home from the Great War, the soldiers of Company B made a vow: They'd reunite yearly and save a trophy of their adventure - a bottle of French wine - until one man was left alive.

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

100TH anniversary of start of WWI

Verdun, FRANCE: This file picture dated 1916 shows French soldiers getting out of trucks near Verdun battlefield, eastern France during WWI.

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CNN

Germany and the memory of WWI Jorn Leonhard

When the last surviving soldiers of the First World War -- British Tommies and French poilus alike -- died a few years ago, national newspapers in London and Paris, but also in Canberra, Wellington and Ottawa, responded to this transition with numerous articles.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

US News & World Report

Photos: WW1, 100 Years Later

World War I, originally known as the Great War, was triggered by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria on June 28, 1914, by a 19-year-old Serbian.

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