World War

This Savagely Huge Flamethrower Was Actually Used In WW1

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Tech

The savage tragedy of the first World War is well understood - but until you see some of the weapons used in the conflict, it's hard to appreciate jus...

Cameron Pledges £50m For 'National Commemoration' Of Great World War

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK

David Cameron has promised a "truly national commemoration" to mark the centenary of the First World War. The Prime Minister said there would be £...

Animals Among War Heroes Celebrated (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK

As the US celebrates Memorial Day , a day of remembrance for those who lost their lives in service for the nation, let’s not forget the brave animal...

Gritty But Edible: Pensioner Eats 64-Year-Old Tin Of Lard

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 03.02.2012 | UK

A durable tin of World War II lard was declared edible by German pensioner Hans Feldmeier, more than 64 years after he received the pig fat in a food ...

Michael Rundle

PHOTOS: First World War Battlefields Still Show Their Scars, Nine Decades On

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK

When Harry Patch, the last British veteran of the First World War, died in 2009 at the age of 111, it seemed for some as if our final physical connect...