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Topic - German Army
Two lines of trenches face off across No Man's Land. A soldier marches, rifle in hand, along a ditch. These are instantly familiar images of World War I - but this is Britain, a century on and an English Channel away from the battlefields of the Western Front.
Dame Penelope Lively revisited her life and examined her ideas of memory and old age when recently reaching the age of 80.
In politics, as in war, you need power to win, and you don’t dissipate your forces fighting battles that you are sure to lose. Symbolism and emotional self-indulgence are just not worth it.
A drama highlighting the problems facing foreign forces' local helpers in Afghanistan, "Inbetween Worlds," made its debut Tuesday at the Berlin International Film Festival. Filmed in northern Afghanistan, the competition entry from Austrian-born director Feo Aladag follows the efforts of a German army captain to connect with locals via his interpreter, played by 18-year-old Mohsin Ahmady.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City employed several of the people portrayed in the new movie, "The Monuments Men," which tells how they worked to save art threatened during World War II.
On the morning of March 1, 1917, virtually every American newspaper published a bombshell story: a report on a telegram from the German foreign secretary, Arthur Zimmermann, proposing an alliance with Mexico. He offered his country's support to Mexico for reconquering "the lost territory in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona" in exchange for a Mexican attack on the United States should the Americans enter the war on the side of the Allies.
As an amateur student of military affairs, I have my own informal list of the "best" generals in World War II. The familiar names rattle out easily: Eisenhower, Bradley, Montgomery, Marshall and so on.
A Texas congressman is no longer pursuing a plan to nationalize the District's World War I memorial, a contentious proposal that had prompted D.C. officials to focus on downtown's Pershing Park as a "fitting alternative" to the local monument's prized site on the National Mall.
Accounts of World War II - including some published under auspices of the U.S. Army - have tended to portray officers of the Wehrmacht (the German army) as "professionally competent, technically proficient, and above all, clean."
British historian Basil Liddell Hart called him "the Allies' most formidable military opponent - a man who combined modern ideas of mobility with ... a mastery of technical detail and great driving power."
A man wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire on German troops working on a vehicle in northern Afghanistan Friday, killing two soldiers and wounding at least eight others, officials said.
Even as Parkinson's disease began taking its toll on Dick Winters, who led his "Band of Brothers" through some of World War II's fiercest European battles, the unassuming hero refused, as always, to let his men down.
Several suspects have been arrested in a suicide attack that killed six U.S. troops when an explosives-packed minibus blew up at the entrance of a joint NATO-Afghan base in southern Afghanistan, officials said Monday.
Sir John Scarlett, former director general of the British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), met with The Washington Times in October to discuss "The Secret History of MI6 From
A minibus full of civilians struck a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan early Sunday, and Afghan officials said six of those on board were killed.