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War tanks converted to tractors in France
As this month marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the World War I, Sam Moore shares a story of "beating swords into plough shares."
Tragic fate of many horses in World War I
World War I took a toll the on horses. Barbed wire, rapid-fire machine guns and more accurate and deadly explosive artillery were difficult to contend with.
Barbed wire’s history entangled in war
Probably the first patent for a form of barbed wire was issued to Leonce Grassin-Baledans in 1860 in France during World War I.
Caterpillar played pivotal role in World War I
A brief look at the contribution made by Caterpillar tractors to the war efforts, and the development of the military tank.