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Why were Germans called Huns?

Historical clothing design of the day is from the War Posters series, poster from World War One from the United States that makes reference to the Germans as Huns  Each day a new design is chosen and an article is posted to highlight the historical significance of the design.  The Huns were a group of […]

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German Iron Cross Medal

Historical clothing design of the day is from the Air Force – Roundels series, the the roundel used by the Air Force of the German Empire which features the symbol of the Iron Cross.  Each day a new design is chosen and an article is posted to highlight the historical significance of the design. The […]

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Austro-Hungarian Navy

Historical clothing design of the day is from the War Posters series, poster from World War One for a Navy Show in Vienna, Austria.  Each day a new design is chosen and an article is posted to highlight the historical significance of the design.  I had not thought about the Austro-Hungarian Empire having a Navy […]

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Top 10 Flying Aces of World War I

The term “ace” (now commonly flying ace) was first used by French newspapers during World War I, describing Adolphe Pegoud as l’as (the ace), after he downed five German aircraft. At the beginning of World War I air combat had not been invented and aircraft were for reconnaissance only. When aircraft began to shoot or […]

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Origins of Czechoslovakia

Historical clothing design of the day is from the War Posters series, poster from World War One for Czechs & Slovaks to rise up .  Each day a new design is chosen and an article is posted to highlight the historical significance of the design. Early history Although the Czechs, Moravians and Slovaks have similar languages, […]

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