The story was close to my heart: I remember my own grandmother telling us about her being a little girl hiding under the kitchen table as the Cossacks plundered her village (also in today’s Ukraine).
Steiner's work was widely praised, and her books received great reviews for their in-depth coverage of events.
According to researchers in the field, modern day military helmets, including those used by the US military today, are no more effective in preventing the damage caused by blast shock waves than military helmets used 100 years ago.
Two-thousand years of European global domination ended at the outset of World War I. A century later, Europe has yet to come to terms with it.
Now 86 and still as sharp as ever, Polanski was born to a Jewish father who survived concentration camps and a partly Jewish mother murdered at Auschwitz.
Victory at the Battle of Beersheba enabled the Allied forces to move forward and capture Jerusalem from the Ottomans just six weeks later.
The ‘Contract of the Century’ brought many positive outcomes for Baku.
The life of Rabbi Avraham Yeshayah Karelitz, who emerged from World War I to have a profound impact on Israel.
The prisoners were treated poorly: fed out of dustbins, standing outside in mud for hours, and "squashed" into tents or barracks.
The story of Rabbi Jacob Sonderling and a special Shabbat during World War I.