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The Truth about Trench Life

I’ve just discovered in my archive this official document produced by Italian Comando Supremo showing the real situation of Italian trenches in 1918, and I am happy to share it with you: 7 more words

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March 31, 1918: It's Not Nice to Fool Father Time

We’ve been enjoying the benefits of daylight savings time for a couple of weeks now – something most of us have always known. But it wasn’t always so. 337 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

The sentry

A strong feeling of déjà vu with this picture, published in Le Pays de France on June 1st, 1916. For the readers who follow my blog from the very beginning, it’s indeed very similar to… 34 more words

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Wattle-fence

The idea of this post comes from a discussion I had these last days on Facebook about the kind of wood used for the construction of wattle-fences in trenches (“ 32 more words

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s**t happens

I think this is the thought of the British seaplane pilot who ended against this semaphore.

According to the caption of these two pucture pusblished in… 41 more words

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British Gun Carrier Mark I, a.k.a. supply tank

I was searching some nice material for today’s post in Le Pays de France 1918-1919 edition and I stumbled upon these two pictures of a British tank I didn’t know. 65 more words

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Crab Island, Doolin - 1918

Freemans Journal 17th April, 1918 p3 (abridged)


The County Clare police have arrested a man who entered Crabbe (Crab) Island, in a sheltered inlet of Galway Bay, near Doolin, in a collapsible boat, and who declared that he had escaped from an American ship that had been sunk by a German submarine. 122 more words

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