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In search of the missing

A friend of Florence Vansittart Neale feared for the safety of her missing son, and made a desperate trip to France.

25 May 1915

Saw Helen and Cis. 32 more words

Supporting The Troops

May 23, 1915

Italy declares war on Austria. “Considerable advance” of the Allies in the Dardanelles is reported. Short truce to let Turks bury over 3,000 of their dead.

European Theatre

Hope Italy declares war

Florence Vansittart Neale hoped for a new Ally to join the fight.

21 May 1915
Italy for war. Hope declare tomorrow.

Diary of Florence Vansittart Neale (D/EX73/3/17/8)


The Italian Naval Convention 10 May 1915

Italy, although a member of the Triple Alliance with Austria-Hungary and Germany, had remained neutral in 1914. It had not been consulted beforehand and the treaty did not require it to participate in an attack on Serbia. 553 more words

War History

Obama's drone program: our death squad in the sky - with no accountability

Of all the reactions to the deaths of two hostages from a missile fired from a US drone, Congressman Adam Schiff provided the deepest insight into the logic underpinning the endless, secret US campaign of global killing.

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F.I.L.M. of the Week (April 23, 2015)

I am thankful for the arrival of the Cannes lineup every year, and not just for the great new films it promises to introduce to the world.   427 more words

Movie Reviews

April 23, 1915

The Times publishes documentary proof of an attempt by Herr Ballin, the German Emperor’s friend, to influence British public opinion through The Times on the eve of the war. 12 more words