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[This is the third post in a series. see Part One and Part Two.] In the early sixties, German historian Fritz Fischer famously raised an intense historiographical... [Read More]
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[Editor's Note: This is part 4 of a multi-part series.] In reconstructing the American decision to enter the Great War, the relationship between Colonel Edward... [Read More]
A hundred years ago, British units (alongside a smaller French force) attacked the Germans on an eleven-mile wide front in Picardy, straddling the Somme River. The... [Read More]
Three-quarters of a century ago, on June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany launched Operation Barbarossa, an attack on the Soviet Union across a front 3,000 miles... [Read More]
Three quarters of a century ago, on June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany launched Operation Barbarossa, an attack on the Soviet Union across a front 3,000... [Read More]
The year that finally broke the old world. [Read More]
As we move along in the centennial of the World War I, we come to some strange centennials. The year 1915 brought poison gas, the... [Read More]
A surprising range of news and opinion outlets have memorialized a string of anniversaries related to the Great War over the last few months: the... [Read More]
With 100 years having passed since the start of the First World War, the view of the war among historians and the public has evolved... [Read More]
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