• The stories of 10 famous people who served in World War 1

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    World War I ended 100 years ago Sunday.
    Beginning in July 1914, the Great War lasted more than four years and killed an estimated 8.5 million soldiers and 13 million civilians.
    And of the more than 65 million troops that were mobilized during the war, a handful of them were very famous, especially during the time period.
    Here are 10 famous people who served during the Great War. 1. Ernest Hemingway
    Born in 1899, Ernest Hemingway was a leading American journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist.
    Turned away from the US military because of an eye defection, Hemingway joined the American...
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  • As World War I ended 100 years ago Sunday, the final hours left a terrible toll

    As World War I ended 100 years ago Sunday, the final hours left a terrible toll

    11 days ago - By The Morning Call

    Augustin Trebuchon is buried beneath a white lie. His tiny plot is almost on the front line where the guns finally fell silent at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, after a four-year war that had already killed millions. A simple white cross says: "Died for France on Nov. 10, 1918." ...
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