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National World War I Museum announces fall programming

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The National World War I Museum and Memorial has announced its line-up of fall activities beginning Oct. 17. The museum holds the most comprehensive collection of World War I objects and documents ...

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How one Christian birthed the nation’s WWI memorial

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Have you ever been to Longview Farm? Or visited the Kansas City Museum or the nation’s official WWI monument and museum, Liberty Memorial? Kansas City enjoys all these landmarks thanks to the generosity ...

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Tolkien: the fellowship behind the fantasy

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For J.R.R. Tolkien, life began as a child running through hill and heather with a stick in his hand, filling his world with knights and dragons and forgotten quests. For  Tolkien, this ...

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Exhibit examines the armistice and a changed world after WWI

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The World War I armistice on Nov. 11, 1918 ended fighting on the Western Front, but the war—and its lasting effects—did not end even with the signing of the Treaty of Paris ...

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Kansas City joins in commemoration of Armistice Day

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Commemorations are underway around the world to mark the moment 100 years ago when the slaughter of World War I finally stopped. In Kansas City this morning at 9:30 the public is ...

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Bible saved WWI soldier in more ways than one

A Bible marked with bullet holes from a German machine gun saved the life of a British World War I soldier, his daughter has explained. The Bible belonged to Private Leslie Friston, ...

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