If we think of WWI, it’s often in terms of the terrible destruction of the front lines. But the Great War left other legacies that are still with us today. It was a time of great social and technological change. The Guys reminded us WWI was the start of tenure for professors, for example. It popularized the wristwatch, the tea bag, and even gave veggie sausages and zippers their start.
What legacy – physical, technological, or social – of WWI fascinates you? Leave your answers here, on our website, or drop a line at email@example.com. We’ll read our favorites on air.
Top row: Wikimedia Commons
Harlem Hellfighters: pbs.org
Posters: Library of Congress
Bottom Row: Creative Commons