World War I (1914-18)

News about World War I (1914-1918). Commentary and archival information about World War I (1914-1918) from The New York Times.

08/09/2017 03:22 AM
An Inside Look at the Germans’ Deadly Bomber
The downing of Gotha aircraft over England in mid-1917 allowed the Allies to dissect the terrifying aircraft.

08/02/2017 04:47 AM
You’re in the Army Now — and at Gettysburg, No Less
More and more as the summer of 1917 passed, it became undeniable that America had entered a war of unparalleled dimension.

07/26/2017 07:45 AM
A Photographer Captures the Hellish Battle of Messines
Far from the staged depictions of orderly regiments, a nameless British photographer evoked the infernal crucible of warfare.

07/19/2017 09:36 AM
Keeping Up With the Army as It Marched on Its Stomach
Giant Thermos jugs on wheels were used to feed American troops in Europe.

07/14/2017 04:30 AM
Trump and Macron Cement Unlikely Friendship in Bastille Day Visit
President Trump’s two-day visit to France at the invitation of President Emmanuel Macron for Bastille Day festivities ended with warm handshakes all around.

07/12/2017 05:39 AM
‘Their Men Are Magnificent’
The cover of The Times Mid-Week pictorial was dominated by a photograph of naval gunners worthy of Berenice Abbott.

07/05/2017 12:30 AM
Enlisting (Rock) Doves in the Cause of War
Despite awful advances in the technology of warfare, carrier pigeons were still needed when telephone wires were cut.

06/21/2017 07:05 AM
Strike Up the Band! (Where Are the Crowds?)
A military band tried to sound a celebratory note after Péronne, France, was retaken from the Germans. But there was no disguising the horror.

06/14/2017 06:24 AM
America 'Was Born to Serve Mankind,’ Wilson Says
President Woodrow Wilson told the world 100 years ago that America stood with it. And foreign-born men returned the commitment.

06/07/2017 04:35 AM
A U-Boat Strikes and Terror Follows on the High Seas
The Mid-Week Pictorial of a century ago included dramatic photos of the last moments of a steamer that had been torpedoed by a German submarine.