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Our View: Local arts council and Legion post organize to support WWI memorial

How can there be a memorial in Washington, D.C., for every major conflict of the past century except for World War I? Most of us living today had no human connection to ... of a monument in our nation ... read more

Opinion: Why does World War I still get second-rate treatment in our capital?

The Great War, so-called before the advent of World War II, is one of the nation’s many forgotten wars, evidenced by the fact that there is no national memorial to the conflict on the Mall. This disgr... read more

Fight over National World War I Memorial continues in 2013

WASHINGTON — The fight for a national World War I memorial in the nation’s capital will continue in the new year ... of World War II and the Korean and Vietnam wars. "There would be no better way to c... read more

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Humanist group sues to remove cross-shaped WWI memorial in Maryland

A humanist advocacy group has filed a federal lawsuit to remove a cross-shaped World War I memorial ... National Capital Park and Planning Commission demanding that the cross be removed from the war m... read more

Rockdale WWI memorial to be rededicated

It's not the only World War I ... capital outlay expenditure exclusion, a one-year exemption to Proposition 2½ limits, to pay to restore the Rockdale monument. An invitation to bid on the memorial res... read more

World War I films to be shown at Yuba Sutter Arts

Yuba Sutter Arts and the American Legion Post 42 based in Marysville are collaborating on a World War I Film Festival to raise funds for the new WWI Memorial – WWI the only major 20th-century war that ... read more

A New Museum Opens Old Wounds in Germany

One protester, Christian Kopp, bellowed into a microphone, saying that, no matter what the founders had intended ... territories in the Treaty of Versailles at the end of World War I, and so it was no... read more

America’s forgotten memorial — the time to honor WWI warriors has finally come

Jack Pershing that a century ago he would be told the men under his command would not have a memorial to their sacrifice in the nation's capital when the centennial ... There are no veterans left from ... read more

Atheist group asks court to order removal of WWI ‘Peace Cross’ memorial in Maryland

“The Peace Cross was originally — and always — intended to be a secular memorial to the veterans of World War I,” said commission spokeswoman Kira Calm Lewis. “It does have plaques and inscriptions on ... read more

Remembrance Day peace vigil on Anzac Parade banned by NCA

Peace activists say they are being blocked from marking Remembrance Day with a peace vigil outside the Australian War Memorial by the National Capital Authority ... anniversary of the armistice to end ... read more

ISIS Is a Disgrace to True Fundamentalism

Long ago Friedrich Nietzsche perceived how Western civilization was moving in the direction of the Last Man, an apathetic creature with no great passion or ... called fundamentalists of ISIS are a dis... read more

Newport group enters fray over cross-shaped war memorial

At issue is the Bladensburg World War I Memorial, which a local American Legion post erected in 1925 to honor 49 men from Prince George’s County, Md., who died in the Great War. The Maryland-National ... read more

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