In the early summer of 1914, Europe had no idea what was coming its way. Are we in a similar daze today?
The beautiful Aquitania had a long career on the North Atlantic during which she steamed 3 million miles and made over 400 crossings.
Ten minutes after this photo was taken, the fuse was burning down to the greatest catastrophe in world history up until that time.
We must all remember that peace, tolerance and understanding come from within us.
This view of the first Thanksgiving in 1621 is very far from accurate, but it's extremely American.
A century ago today, on August 15, 1914, something terrible happened in a very unique house in southern Wisconsin. The house and the estate on [...]
A history of the First World War in one hundred blogs ! No.4 Austria bombs Belgrade and all hell breaks loose !
My friend Robert Horvat is doing a very ambitious historical blog series, covering the whole of the First World War in 100 blog entries! Here's [...]
I posted this article a year ago today, and as today is the 100th anniversary of the assassination, I think it's quite appropriate to revisit [...]
The History With A Twist blog has a terrific article that is very timely today--the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Empress of Ireland, [...]
We're so used to seeing moving pictures of the distant past in scratchy, indistinct, black-and-white shadows that have the look of old, poorly-preserved [...]