World War I



3g03189u-1584 3g03350u-1587100 years ago this month, a war began that shattered all sorts of illusions in Western Civilization.   That “Great,” quite rather than a superlative of “good,” is connoted to imply anything but the mammoth scale of the event and its resulting painful, festering, living legacy.

“The War to End All Wars,” a title that naively suggested that the living memory of suffering and atrocity is the strongest safeguard against it…