World War I

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Gilles MacKinnon's adaptation of Pat Barker's novel is a beautiful, intense evocation of the complex emotion of the 1914-18 war wrung from its soldiers; the pity, grief, wildness and even the erotic feelings.
The current members of the League met last Monday for their December meeting, exactly one hundred years since the League was suspended and a short silence was observed to honour all the players who sacrificed their lives in that 1914-18 War.
The fleet that fought the 1914-18 war in the North Sea, the "Grand Fleet of Battle," was an attempt to use resources that had been created the previous decade to the greatest effect within a theatre that was much more confined than had been expected only a few years earlier.
There is clearly a fertile field to be tilled here with visions of the German menace, the breeding of Imperial legislators and, after the 1914-18 war had done its worst, a dose of continuity and good sense.
Until that fateful error of the 1914-18 War, Britain was wealthy enough in its educated upper class--and working class wages were low enough--to afford, even to demand, beauty in building.
The average view of the Navy's role in the 1914-18 war is that, apart from Jutland, it did not do very much at all.
HAVING experienced a traumatised father who fought in Mametz Wood on the Somme in the 1914-18 War and who suffered shrapnel wounds and the dreaded shell shock, and later World War II where we fought a defensive battle, we find ourselves the aggressors in a far-off land.
She believes both sides in the 1914-18 war were supplied by neutral Holland.
In a narrative account of the 1914-18 war for college students and general readers, Storey (history, Millsaps College) takes a global perspective that highlights environmental and technological factors into account in order to clarify the social and political history of the war.
During the 1914-18 war he served in the Army and was decorated for bravery.
The trip includes the chance to see Tyne Cot Cemetery and trenches at Sanctuary Wood during visits to Ypres, the Somme, Flanders and other important sites of the 1914-18 war.
This year, to mark the centenary of the start of the 1914-18 war, poppy displays will abound nationwide.
On the evening of 22 February 1942, Adolf Hitler mused with his dinner guest, a Danish SS collaborator, about the impact of the Great War on his conduct of the Second World War: "I wouldn't feel I had the right to demand of each man the supreme sacrifice, if I hadn't myself gone through the whole 1914-18 war in the front line.
The Tour de France commemorated the centenary of World War One with the peloton's suiveurs (followers) invited to wear a 'Bleuet de France' cornflower in memory of the soldiers who died during the 1914-18 war.
The killing of Austria's Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo is said to have set in motion events that led to the 1914-18 war.