Today we are gong to look at the mechanics of World War I. We will look at the trenches: what purpose they served, how they were organized, what life was like fighting in them. We will look at new inventions designed to combat the trench system as well as new ways of gathering intelligence on the battlefield. This is the first truly modern war, and make no mistake: while it occurred more than 100 years ago, it was incredibly brutal, and battles frequently lasted weeks or months with casualties in the millions.
Song of the day
Today's Song of the Day is an oldie but a goodie. It's an anthem for taking control of and being an active participant in your life. It's a weird video but a fantastic song. This is the Talking Heads with Once in a Lifetime