World War I

Lochnagar Crater – The blown up mine in Ovillers-la-Boisselle

The crater was created by a large mine placed beneath the German front lines on the first day of the Battle of the Somme (World War I),

Newfoundland Memorial – A site dedicated to the commemoration of Dominion of Newfoundland in Beaumont-Hamel

A memorial site dedicated to the commemoration of Dominion of Newfoundland forces members who were killed during World War I. The 74-acre preserved battlefield park encompasses the

Black Tom explosion – One of the world’s largest artificial non-nuclear explosions in Jersey City

The explosions which occurred on July 30, 1916, in the New York Harbor, was an act of sabotage by German agents to destroy U.S.-made munitions that were

Gräf & Stift Phaeton – The Franz Ferdinand’s fateful limousine is being exhibited in Vienna

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and Franz Ferdinand’s wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, occurred on 28 June 1914

Romanov family – The Murder of the Russian Imperial Family at Yekaterinburg

Edith Cavell – The heroine nurse is being executed by firing squad in Brussels

She is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from both sides without discrimination and in helping some 200 Allied soldiers escape from German-occupied Belgium during the

Mata Hari – Her personal scrapbooks are being exhibited in Leeuwarden

Margaretha Geertruida “Margreet” MacLeod was born 7 August 1876, better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted

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