War I belonged to a set of Horsemen that battled the Fantastic Four, War III was the Hulk.
Deathbird's true name was revealed in Gambit and the X-Ternals #3. If a Shi'ar character's specific race is not known, they are listed as Shi'ar since they are a part of the Shi'ar Empire. To differentiate between these and true Shi'ar, Deathbird and her people are referred to as Aerie.
Deathbird was stabbed through the spine by Lilandra in X-Men: Kingbreaker #4. She has been comatose ever since.