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11Nov 18

Observances mark 100-year anniversary of Armistice Day

World War I ended on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” in 1918. Armistice Day, as the anniversary is known by, is celebrated around the world. Given the centenary, observances were bigger than usual in 2018. Heads of state across Europe attended events to commemorate…

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23Aug 16

Danish crew finds wreckage of World War I submarine

Ninety-nine years ago, the German submarine UC-30 disappeared in the North Sea. Nobody laid eyes on it until a Danish expedition made a surprise discovery of the wreckage off the west coast of Denmark. The submarine was thought to have sunk in a totally different part of the sea, and…

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Assassination of Franz Ferdinand

Video: Fighter Ace Edward V. Rickenbacker

Source: DVIDS

Edward V. Rickenbacker went from Indy race car driver to one of America’s premier fighter pilots in World War I.

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