Erik Sass

Erik Sass is the author of The Mental Floss History of the United States and co-author with Steve Wiegand of The Mental Floss History of the World, both of which you should go buy right now. When he’s not writing about historical curiosities for mental_floss, he covers online and traditional media for MediaPost. His interests include water gardens, games of strategy, geography, and cats.

WWI Centennial: St. Mihiel Offensive
Fall of the South: Last Hurrah, Final Words
WWI Centennial: Fall of Przemyśl
Fall of the South: Battle of Bentonville
WWI Centennial: Disaster at the Dardanelles
Fall of the South: Confederates Vote to Arm Slaves
WWI Centennial: Battle of Neuve Chapelle
WWI Centennial: Italy Moves Towards War
Fall of the South: “With Malice Toward None”
WWI Centennial: Ethnic Violence Around the World
WWI Centennial: Churchill Convenes Tank Committee
WWI Centennial: Allied Ships Bombard Turkish Forts
Fall of the South: The Burning of Columbia
WWI Centennial: Young Turks Plot Armenian Genocide
WWI Centennial: Winter Battle of the Masurian Lakes
WWI Centennial: Germans Declare Unrestricted U-boat Warfare
Fall of the South: Congress Passes Thirteenth Amendment
WWI Centennial: Germans Repulsed at Givenchy
WWI Centennial: Zeppelins Bomb English Towns
WWI Centennial: British Plan Naval Attack on Dardanelles
WWI Centennial: Turkish Debacle at Sarikamish
WWI Centennial: New Year in a World at War
The WWI Christmas Truce of 1914
WWI Centennial: First Battle of Champagne Begins
WWI Centennial: German Navy Bombards British Towns
WWI Centennial: Revenge at the Falklands
The Planning of Pearl Harbor
WWI Centennial: Serbian Victory at Kolubara
WWI Centennial: The Gallipoli Plan
WWI Centennial: Revolving Door War on the Eastern Front
WWI Centennial: Ypres, the Final Fury
11 Dramatic Photos from World War I
WWI Centennial: November 1-9, 1914: A Global Conflict
WWI Centennial: Turning Point at Ypres, Turks Join Central Powers
WWI Centennial: Apocalypse at Ypres
WWI Centennial: Prelude to Apocalypse
WWI Centennial: The Fall of Antwerp
WWI Centennial: Battle of Arras
WWI Centennial: The Siege of Antwerp
WWI Centennial: The Race to the Sea Begins
WWI Centennial: Reims Cathedral Burns
WWI Centennial: The Birth of Trench Warfare
WWI Centennial: The Miracle on the Marne
WWI Centennial: Annihilation at Tannenberg
WWI Centennial: Charleroi and Mons
WWI Centennial: “The War to End All Wars”
WWI Centennial: Bloodbath at Liège
WWI Centennial: Britain Declares War on Germany
WWI Centennial: France Mobilizes, Germany Declares War on Russia
WWI Centennial: The Opening Shots of The Great War
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