In total, over 1200 former students served as commissioned officers during World War I.
It has been held every year since, except during World War II.
During World War II up to forty technicians and their families lived on the island.
During World War II about 70% of the town's buildings were destroyed.
Among the new products were ammunition-box liners for the military during World War I.
She did do local work for the Army during World War II, but never married.
During World War II and for some time after, paper was in short supply.
During World War I (1914-18) both brothers were interned as enemy aliens.
During World War II and after it we were united by a common view of human rights.
About 400 men from the colony served in the French military during World War I, 25% of whom died.