‘Grabbed’ and curated for a multitude of reasons I compile these albums while researching a topic, to put family photographs in one place, to pull together a theme that interests me and often to remind me of great TV and films on the First World War. 529 more words
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This one is interesting. I can’t make out much of the postmark, but I think the first line says “Back the Boys in the Trenches,” illegible second line, and then “Inquire at any Bank or Post Office.” It was postmarked in 1917, so during WWI. 98 more words
By the end of 1916, the extended Romanov family was desperate.
Someone had to put a stop to Rasputin. For some reason, the tsar and tsarina appeared to be completely bamboozled by this drunken, filthy man who took bribes and sold government appointments. 723 more words