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11 min ago | The Daily Record
SCOT Lance Corporal Charles Jarvis, who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his heroic actions in World War I will be remembered today in his home town, Helensburgh.
4 hrs ago | Politico
When George W. Bush was president, Democrats had a favorite statistic they pulled out time and again to criticize his administration for being too weak on trade enforcement: the number of cases his Republican administration filed at the World Trade Organization compared to his Democratic predecessor, Bill Clinton.
The rugby commentator helms Welsh Towns At War and has his first novel The Head Of Gonzo Davies published next month The centenary of the start of World War I is put into a Welsh context with the first in a two-part series from BBC Wales called Welsh Towns At War.
President Barack Obama just lost another supporter: my wife. "That's a bit much," she said, when she read that he had played golf eight times in eleven days, on Martha's Vineyard.
The ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge" social phenomenon is still going strong, filling news feeds and helping to raise nearly $42 million since July 29. As of Thursday, the ALS Association raised $41.8 million dollars compared with $2.1 million during the same period last year.
A leading war historian believes millions being spent on World War I commemorations will be wasted if it fails to focus on education rather than remembrance.
Arguing over one topic can lead to a bigger fight about something else entirely.
Accepting the challenge of his daughter and others, former Pres. George W. Bush became the latest famous figure to have ice water dumped on his head to raise money for ALS research.
Michael Moylan explains the Titanic Story , at the Irish History live - Titanic - show at Stradbally Library -during Heritage Week.
A NAME from Oxford's floral past will return to the city she made her name in this weekend as part of the Flowers@Oxford festival.
June 6, 1999: President Bill Clinton walks up to the 18th hole at the Black Rock Golf Course in Hagerstown, MD.
World War I was shaped by the new vehicles developed during the four years of conflict.
Very few confidants and former aides were frenzied when Hillary Clinton came under fire for questions about her age, health and wealth.
The discharged soldier had returned from World World I burdened with after-effects of gunshot wounds to his head and forearm which he received at Gallipoli in August 1915.
The Bendigo Advertiser recorded many events connected with peace after World War I, a war that cost Australia more than 60,000 killed and many thousands more wounded.
Located near the front entrance to Bossard Library is comprehensive World War I display that features items from the collection of Dr. Samel Wilson, as well as the library's extensive collection of books and other items on the subject.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:49 am
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