The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that killed millions and set the continent of Europe on the path to further calamity two decades later. ... READ ON
The Oxford English Dictionary is honoring the centenary with an appeal to the public for help in finding the earliest documented uses of words that first came into English during World War I. ... READ ON
We're covering the events that led to WWI exactly 100 years later. In this installment, Archduke Ferdinand makes an appearance! (Spoiler: He's important to all this.)... READ ON
The 24-year-old artist was determined to avoid the military at all costs.... READ ON
With the centennial of the outbreak of hostilities coming up in 2014, Erik Sass will be looking back at the lead-up to the war, when seemingly minor moments of friction accumulated until the situation was ready to explode. He'll be covering those events 100 years after they occurred.... READ ON
One of Prince Charles's Secret Service code names was "Unicorn."