Marking WWI, eyes on modern parallels

By Alan Cowell New York Times News Service Published Aug 5, 2014 at 12:02AM
Virginia Mayo / The Associated Press British Major Maurice French, 84, stands in front of his uncle’s grave, World War I veteran Maurice Dease, during a commemoration ceremony Monday at the St. Symphorien Cemetery in Belgium. The cemetery was established by the German Army as a final resting place for British and German soldiers killed at the battle of Mons.