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To honor the centennial of World War I, We present a series of articles on the war, posted exactly 100 years after their publication.

In 1915, the magazine was eager to cover what it recognized would be a world-changing event. Over the next four years it commissioned writers to report on the war both in the Allied capitals and at the front lines. Very little of this material has been reprinted since its original publication a century ago.

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Spies and Refugees

A WWI war correspondent disgusted by his Big Brother experience at a German hotel, leaves for England and witnesses a Belgian refugee’s desperate attempt to More

Is World War I Relevant?

Writing 100 years ago, a Post reporter describes challenges we still face in coming to terms with war and terror. More

The Great War: December 12, 1914

In this week’s dispatch from the German lines, Irvin S. Cobb reports on a crude device the French were using and excuses for increased collateral More

The Great War: November 21, 1914

A German defends his country’s invasion of Belgium and a Canadian woman faces the scorn and pity of her neighbors after saving her husband from More

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