Broad Stripes and Bright Stars The American flag is not an easy subject for simulacra, yet it has frequently been seen flying as a vision in the sky.
Dreaming of Death for the Romanovs A lady has a series of prophetic dreams: first, that an heir will be born to the Tsar; and also that his family faces death and destruction if he goes to war.
Two Skulls at Thiepval British war artist William Orpen and a French painter have strange encounters with unburied skulls at the Somme.
Dr. Sinclair and the Fourth Dimension A respectable physician terrifies himself with his esoteric studies –and receives some visitors from the Fourth Dimension with a plan to end the First World War.
The Bloody Bed. Two examples of ghostly soldiers alerting their families to their deaths–one from World War I; the other from the Civil War.
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Ghosts re-enact trench warfare at Arras, France, on Christmas Eve.
War correspondent Paul Scott Mowrer reports on the gruesome war toys indoctrinating the youth of Germany during the Great War.
Weird tales from the trenches of the Great War: Spectral bloodhounds, a ghostly old soldier, a reconstituted corpse.
Were images of the Virgin Mary beamed into the sky by airborne stereopticon to try to save a besieged city? And would these images explain the Angel of Mons and other Great War visions?