world war i 1914-18

He Ran an Empire of Soap and Mayonnaise. Now He Wants to Reinvent Capitalism.

He Ran an Empire of Soap and Mayonnaise. Now He Wants to Reinvent Capitalism.

As chief executive of Unilever, Paul Polman tapped into the company’s history in an effort to make it more sustainable, and profitable.
He Ran an Empire of Soap and Mayonnaise. Now He Wants to Reinvent Capitalism.

He Ran an Empire of Soap and Mayonnaise. Now He Wants to Reinvent Capitalism.

As chief executive of Unilever, Paul Polman tapped into the company’s history in an effort to make it more sustainable, and profitable.

Overlooked No More: Lau Sing Kee, War Hero Jailed for Helping Immigrants

Kee was awarded for his bravery in World War I, but later became a convicted criminal when he skirted discriminatory laws to help immigrants move to America from China.

Overlooked No More: Lau Sing Kee, War Hero Jailed for Helping Immigrants

Kee was awarded for his bravery in World War I, but later became a convicted criminal when he skirted discriminatory laws to help immigrants move to America from China.

The Army’s Message to Returning World War I Troops? Behave Yourselves

Posters from 1918 reveal ignorance of the toll that the war took on those who fought it.

The Army’s Message to Returning World War I Troops? Behave Yourselves

Posters from 1918 reveal ignorance of the toll that the war took on those who fought it.

The Army’s Message to Returning World War I Troops? Behave Yourselves

Posters from 1918 reveal ignorance of the toll that the war took on those who fought it.
Was the Treaty of Versailles a Victory for Democracy?

Was the Treaty of Versailles a Victory for Democracy?

Woodrow Wilson thought so. But his belief in his own righteousness undermined his vision for world peace.
Supreme Court Allows 40-Foot Peace Cross on State Property

Supreme Court Allows 40-Foot Peace Cross on State Property

Challengers argued that the cross in suburban Maryland sent a message of government favoritism toward Christianity.
Supreme Court Allows 40-Foot Peace Cross on State Property

Supreme Court Allows 40-Foot Peace Cross on State Property

Challengers argued that the cross in suburban Maryland sent a message of government favoritism toward Christianity.
Supreme Court Allows 40-Foot Cross Honoring War Dead on State Property

Supreme Court Allows 40-Foot Cross Honoring War Dead on State Property

Challengers argued that the cross in suburban Maryland sent a message of government favoritism toward Christianity.
Oak Tree Given to Trump by French President Has Died, Official Says

Oak Tree Given to Trump by French President Has Died, Official Says

President Emmanuel Macron said when the tree, a European sessile oak, was planted it was a reminder of the ties that bind the United States and France.
Oak Tree Given to Trump by French President Has Died, Official Says

Oak Tree Given to Trump by French President Has Died, Official Says

President Emmanuel Macron said when the tree, a European sessile oak, was planted it was a reminder of the ties that bind the United States and France.

A D-Day Commemoration Decades in the Making

Roughly 14,000 Canadians took part in the Allied invasion of German-occupied France. But observing D-Day’s anniversary is relatively new for Canada.
Overlooked No More: Grace Banker, Whose ‘Hello Girls’ Decoded Calls in World War I

Overlooked No More: Grace Banker, Whose ‘Hello Girls’ Decoded Calls in World War I

Grace Banker in uniform with the Distinguished Service Medal she received from the Army for her services in World War I.
Overlooked No More: Grace Banker, Whose ‘Hello Girls’ Decoded Calls in World War I

Overlooked No More: Grace Banker, Whose ‘Hello Girls’ Decoded Calls in World War I

Grace Banker in uniform with the Distinguished Service Medal she received from the Army for her services in World War I.
The Massacre That Led to the End of the British Empire

The Massacre That Led to the End of the British Empire

A painting depicting the Amritsar Massare at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar.
At War: ‘Swat the Kaiser’ and Stork Stands: The History of Army Physical Fitness

At War: ‘Swat the Kaiser’ and Stork Stands: The History of Army Physical Fitness

Soldiers completing the final obstacle of a training course at Camp Edwards in Massachusetts in 1942.
What if Churchill Had Been Prime Minister in 1919?

What if Churchill Had Been Prime Minister in 1919?

Winston Churchill inspecting the Guard of Honor on his arrival in Cologne, Germany, in 1919.