Letters home: Alvin Hill Treadwell’s service and sacrifice in WWI
During the town’s annual Memorial Day parade the procession stops at the town center in front of the Memorial Stone to honor veterans who served in World War I ... from letters dating from April 1, 1917 to Nov. 3, 1918 which Alvin Hill Treadwell ...
World War I's lasting bootprint
It is not preposterous to imagine that, without the Great War, there would have been no Joe McCarthy, no Korea, no Vietnam, no NATO, and no moon landing, for all were connected to the new world order that emerged after 1918. The war brought ... 1, the men ...
Bloody Resolution to WWI Remembered on Veteran’s Day
TERENCE SMITH: It was the armistice that ended World War I on Nov. 11, 1918, that gave us ... Tell us the story of what happened on that day 86 years ago today. JOSEPH E. PERSICO: On Nov. 11, it’s known that the war would end with a ceasefire at 11:00.
Kansas City museum brings World War I into focus
President Woodrow Wilson was certainly hopeful, but possibly naive, when he proclaimed that the "Great War," what we know as World War I, was "a war to end all wars." About 9 million soldiers had died by the time of the armistice on Nov. 11, 1918.
The war that built our world and what we can learn from its end
H.G. Wells called it “The War That Will End ... of November 11, 1918 was an armistice, not to be repeated in World War II when unconditional surrender was demanded of both Germany and Japan. In more recent times, the Good Friday Agreement that brought ...