Tag Archives: World War 1

World War I: Northern Neighbors

When Great Britain had declared war in 1914, its colonial military forces in Australia, India, New Zealand, and South Africa mobilized in the effort. The situation was different in Canada, because the country’s political structure allowed for the UK’s Parliament … Continue reading

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World War I: The Libel Against Women

Ask someone to name one woman from World War I, the response is likely to be Mata Hari, the exotic and executed Dutch dancer-spy; in reality, there is scant evidence that she was a spy. While women were abroad in … Continue reading

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World War I: August Madness

The Centenary of the First World War  was August 2014, but the debates around the causes for the world-destroying war have not died down since the war ended in 1918. Let us review the formal dates for the declarations of … Continue reading

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