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  • Adolphus Staton (1879 - 1964)
    The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Adolphus C. Staton, United States Navy, for distinguished condu...
  • Major General Charles E. Kilbourne (1872 - 1963)
    Charles Evans Kilbourne Jr. (December 23, 1872 - November 12, 1963) was an officer in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Philippine–American War....
  • John D. Ewing (1892 - 1952)
    John Dunbrack Ewing, Sr. (February 13, 1892 - May 18, 1952), was a Louisiana journalist who served as editor and publisher of both the Shreveport Times and the Monroe News-Star-World (since the Monro...
  • Generalfeldmarschall Albert Kesselring (1885 - 1960)
    Albert Kesselring (30 November 1885 – 16 July 1960) was a German Luftwaffe Generalfeldmarschall during World War II. In a military career that spanned both World Wars, Kesselring became one of...
  • Lt-Gen. Sir William Henry Mackinnon, KCB, KCVO (1852 - 1929)
    Wikipedia contributors. " William Henry Mackinnon ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

World War I (WWI) was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. It was predominantly called the World War or the Great War from its occurrence until the start of World War II in 1939, and the First World War or World War I thereafter. It involved all the world's great powers, which were assembled in two opposing alliances: the Allies (based on the Triple Entente of the United Kingdom, France and Russia) and the Central Powers (originally centred around the Triple Alliance of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy; but, as Austria–Hungary had taken the offensive against the agreement, Italy did not enter into the war). These alliances both reorganised (Italy fought for the Allies), and expanded as more nations entered the war. Ultimately more than 70 million military personnel, including 60 million Europeans, were mobilised in one of the largest wars in history. More than 9 million combatants were killed, largely because of enormous increases in lethality of weapons, thanks to new technology, without corresponding improvements in protection or mobility. It was the sixth-deadliest conflict in world history, subsequently paving the way for various political changes such as revolutions in the nations involved.

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