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10 War Books That Enlighten, Move, and Educate Their Readers

These books examine the burdens of battle, from the Revolutionary War to modern day Iraq.

By Kelsey McConnell

How Western Union Helped The U.S. Enter World War I

An intercepted telegram provided a reason for President Wilson to join the effort.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

Alvin York Was One of WWI’s Most Decorated Soldiers

This man went from an unwilling, pacifist draftee to Sergeant York, military hero and legend.

By Catherine Phelan

The Women Who Volunteered to Make Doughnuts on the Front Lines of World War I

The Doughnut Girls of World War I delivered a taste of home when it was needed most, boosting morale and the popularity of the Salvation Army.

By Megan Miller, We Are the Mighty

Meet the Mercy Dogs of World War I

Support dogs have a long-standing history that might surprise you.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

25 World History Books That Will Give You a New Perspective

Expand your horizons with books that explore the places, people, and objects that shaped human history.

By Stephen Lovely

15 Eye-Opening War Movies To Stream Tonight

The shores of Dunkirk and the Korean countryside await...

By Xavier Piedra

How War Pigeons Changed the Course of Battle–and History

The much-maligned birds were some of the most important combatants in World War I and II.

By Catherine Phelan

Escape from Holzminden: The Greatest POW Camp Break of WWI

Neal Bascomb tells the Allied pilots’ little-known story in his new book, The Escape Artists.

By Sarah Mangiola

This World War I Legionnaire Wrote "I Have a Rendezvous with Death"

Seeger's prophetic verse was published posthumously, after he fell at the Battle of the Somme. 

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

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