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Ancient Egyptian royal boat representation
Map with Nile River “Mother of all men”. The fertile banks of the Nile River, favored by periodic flooding, allowed the survival of the ancient Egyptian civilization, which flourished for several centuries. Considered for a long time the longest river in the world, or at least one of the two longest, has exerted a more …
One photographer's heartbreaking first-person account of WWI's Western Front
After years stranded in Antarctica, Frank Hurley returned to find civilization tearing itself apart.
The Queen Mother's brother's poignant letter from the WWI trenches
This is the moving four page letter penned by Fergus Bowes-Lyon on May 27, 1915, which revealed how much he was missing his family in Glamis, Scotland, as he was away fighting.
World War I in Photos: Introduction
A century ago, in the summer of 1914, a series of events set off an unprecedented global conflict that ultimately claimed the lives of more than 16 million people, dramatically redrew the maps of Europe, and set the stage for the 20th Century.
Day Trip to Ypres, War Sites, and World War I Battlefields in Belgium
How to visit Ypres and the World War I battlefields in Belgium. Suggested day trip itinerary including Tyne Cot, Essex Farm war cemetery, trenches, Yser Tower and more. Find out!
Taking you back to 1914: Relive the start of the First World War
For the 100th anniversary of the First World War, we looked back through The Globe's archives for our coverage in 1914. Here is a look at the headlines that documented the strengthening drumbeat of war from the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand through Britain - and therefore Canada's - declaration of war.