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Lena's Postcards #50

Appleton, Wisconsin, December 23, 1918, 9 ?M

Addressed to:
Mr. & Mrs. J.W. Hackleman


Dear Folks –
We are renewing your subscription to the… 63 more words


French-African soldiers

For this evening, I wanted to share with you these two beautiful portrait of African soldiers of French Army. On the left, a soldier from French Dahomey engaged in a… 22 more words


The Italian “carré militaire” of Guillotière cemetery, Lyon (part 2)

Another post dedicated to the Italian section of Lyon’s Cimetière de la Guillotière. After yesterday’s memorial, here are some views of the crosses of the graves; 68 placed in two rows all around the memorial. 40 more words


The Italian "carré militaire" of Guillotière cemetery, Lyon (part 1)

Thanks to an unplanned journey in France during the last week-end, I had the opportunity to visit Guillotière cemetery in Lyon (France), I know that about 68 Italian soldiers were buried there. 151 more words


Flanders Trip

About 12 hours on the bike, about 8 blisters on my feet, 4 museums, 3 cemeteries, 2 pizza’s, 1 Spag Bol and probably over 20 cans of Jupiter!
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Wine for the soldiers

I am just back from a short journey in France; the trip was not linked to the Great War but everywhere I go there’s always something which can be linked in some way to WW1. 68 more words


More World War 1 aviation for the 2015 season

An exciting airshow season is ahead with much to savour for fans of World War 1 aviation. Last year the national home of airworthy vintage aircraft, the… 427 more words

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