A look at one exhibit on World War I at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History shows that among the soldiers, sailors and pilots fighting in the war, a dog and a pigeon a played unique roles.
In cities across the nation, the bells were tolled 21 times with 5 second intervals to represent the 21 gun-salute, the nation’s highest honor.
On the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I, WTOP’s National Security Correspondent J.J. Green takes a look at the significance of that war.
Almost 100 of D.C.’s most expensive homes will soon be screened for fallout from chemical weapons, which were test fired during World War I, WTOP has learned.
A rare collection of photographs captures the experiences of American ambulance drivers in the years before the U.S. entered World War I.
It’s been nearly 100 years since the United States became embroiled in World War I, and an exhibit at Arlington National Cemetery is commemorating that somber anniversary.
WASHINGTON — Pershing Park, on Pennsylvania Avenue just a block from the White House, may be in for big changes. The multilevel plaza between 14th and 15th streets NW is named in honor of World War I Gen. John…
The home built on top of a World War I munitions site has been torn down. On Monday, the Army Corps of Engineers starts removing the home\’s foundation, with the \”high probability\” of finding remnants of chemical agents. Full story.
Residents in Spring Valley, the neighborhood built on a World War I chemical weapons testing and dumping site, are healthier than the nation overall, according to a new report by the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
A crane has arrived at American University-owned property to set up the heavy equipment needed to excavate contaminated soil and any laboratory debris left from a World War I chemical agent and munitions test site.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.