Tag «World War 1»

Life of a Soldier in WW1 Trenches

Life of a Soldier in WW1 Trenches

Somewhere down the line, a dog starts barking ferociously. You don’t need any more warning than that, as you and the four men you were playing chess with immediately rip at the canvas bag at your sides holding your gas masks. In the fury to tear your gas mask over your head and secure it …

The Unkillable Soldier, Modern Day God of War

The Unkillable Soldier, Modern Day God of War

The American general William Tecumseh Sherman is often quoted as saying that “War is hell.” Few members of the military have more of a right to believe that than the subject of today’s video – Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart. This hard-as-nails officer of the British Army served in the Second Boer War …

History of the Red Cross and the Geneva Convention

History of the Red Cross and the Geneva Convention

The Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education around the world. It is more recognizable for the symbol they wear in most of the Western world : A Red Cross. But what’s behind all that? Well a big worldwide humanitarian movement, and let’s talk about its …

Denying Your History | Armenian Genocide

Denying Your History | Armenian Genocide

In every friend group, there’s that one person that doesn’t quite belong – nobody really likes them but nobody hates them enough to kick them out. Their presence is just sort of tolerated. They have some dirty laundry, maybe they cheat on their wife or sell drugs on the side – things you genuinely disagree …