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Nurses were crucial to war efforts.

Vintage photos of Red Cross nurses doing lifesaving work around the world

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on May 8 each year to mark the birthday of Red Cross founder Henry Dunant.
United States Marines and Sailors posing on unidentified ship in 1918.

These 8 iconic images tell the story of every US conflict from World War I to Afghanistan

World War I cemented the US as a world power, but it has been embroiled in war or conflict for many of the years since the Great War ended.
Restoring and coloring the old war footage had to be done frame by frame.

The director behind ‘Lord of the Rings’ made a must-watch documentary that brings vivid new life to World War I

"They Shall Not Grow Old," a WWI documentary produced and directed by Peter Jackson, painstakingly restored and colorized old footage, providing a unique way to tell the story of the war.

Trump defends rain-checking WWI 100 year memorial in France after wide ridicule

President Trump gave his version of events as to why he didn't make it to a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I in Paris.
President Donald Trump has called French President Emmanuel Macron's idea for a European army, which could be needed to protect against the US, "very insulting."

Trump mocks France’s World War II record as relations with Macron deteriorate into confrontation

France fought valiantly in World War I but got steamrolled in World War II. Since then, France's army has emerged as one of the best in the world.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was asked not to meet US President Donald Trump one-on-one during a WWI commemoration event in Paris this weekend.

Macron reportedly asked Putin not to privately meet Trump during World War I commemorations — but they talked anyway

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump were scheduled to sit next to each other at lunch, but France changed the seating plan.
The wall sculpture follows a soldier's journey from leaving his family to fighting and returning home.

On the centennial of Armistice Day, the US still doesn’t have a national memorial for World War I — but that is about to change

Retired Col. Gerald York, the grandson of a legendary World War hero, says, "it's about time."

President Trump canceled his trip to the World War I memorial because of the rain

President Trump is in France with other leaders to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. He skipped the memorial due to rain.

The stories of 10 famous people who served in World War 1

Two of them would later be leading lights of what Gertrude Stein dubbed the "Lost Generation." One was executed during the war for spying.
Inscriptions by WWI soldier J.G. Gibb, 2nd Highland Light Infantry, are seen on the rock in underground caves accessible by small spiral stairs in the village's church at Bouzincourt, northern France, July 13, 2015.

Check out these inscriptions World War I soldiers scratched on underground caves as they hid from German bombing

The engravings offer powerful insight into the thoughts of soldiers at the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles of the 20th century.