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.

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Immigrants in the Military
A historian writes that their service has not thwarted calls for immigration restrictions.

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Queen Elizabeth II Delegates Wreath Ceremony to Prince Charles
Her decision on the Remembrance Sunday duty was seen as a significant step in the monarchy’s transition to its next generation.

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Commemorating End of World War I, With Poppies and a Pause
Thousands gathered for Armistice Day events around the world, honoring the millions who died in World War I and those who have died in wars since.

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Remembering the ‘Lost Battalion,’ 99 Years Later
The actor Stephen Lang has been working on rebuilding awareness about the U.S. soldiers in World War I, who were cut off from American forces, and the commander who led them.

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How to Remember a War Without Glory?
Americans know too little about World War I — but exhibitions commemorating one of its bloodiest battles ask questions the country will soon need to grapple with.

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When the War to End All Wars Doesn’t Do the Trick
New Yorkers thought the end of World War I meant everlasting peace, and so erected many monuments to that effect. Then World War II came along.

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Lines Are Drawn Over Design for a National World War I Memorial
A monument to commemorate the Great War has prompted criticism over its design and a rush to finish it by the end of 2018.

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A 40-Foot Cross Has Honored War Dead for 90 Years. Is It Unlawful?
An appeals court ruled against the longstanding monument in Maryland, potentially setting up a Supreme Court decision on when religious symbols can be on public property.

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You’re in the Army Now. (Now Being the Year 5678.)
A century ago, training camp was the setting for the observance of the Jewish new year by dozens of new draftees.

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The Awful Beauty of the ‘White War’
One of the most perilous and least known battlefields of the war was in the Dolomites. Corpses are still emerging.