Archive for the ‘World War I’ Category:

SS Baychimo

{ Article added: 05/04/2013 }
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Categories : Historical, World War I
The SS Baychimo is a famous ghost ship that was abandoned in 1931 but continued to be sighted along the Alaskan coastline through 1969. It was originally a ship that served on trade routes for the Germans in World ...Read More »

Manfred von Richthofen

{ Article added: 11/07/2009 }
Manfred von Richthofen was a famous flying ace in World War I who is more commonly known as the "Red Baron". He was the most successful fighter pilot in the German Army Air Service and was credited with 80 ...Read More »

Iron harvest

{ Article added: 05/28/2009 }
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The iron harvest is the phrase given to the annual practice of farmers removing unexploded ordinance, munitions, and other military artifacts dating from World War I. These still very dangerous items are often found in fields throughout Belgium and ...Read More »

Bonus Army

{ Article added: 04/09/2009 }
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Categories : Government, World War I
The Bonus Army was comprised of 17,000 World War I veterans and their supporters seeking compensation for their time served during the war. Service Certificates were given to veterans and were valued according to a promised payment plus the ...Read More »

Sergeant Stubby

{ Article added: 03/22/2009 }
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Categories : Animals, World War I
A stray pit bull terrier found on the campus of Yale University in 1917, Stubby was the most decorated dog in World War I and was the only dog to be promoted to Sergeant. He received many medals and ...Read More »