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Ken Shaw's Story

In memory of my Grandpa’s recent passing, an old Army buddy of his blessed our family with a letter that Grandpa had written recounting some of the events that took place during his time spent in Papa New Guinea, towards the end of WW2. 2,726 more words


Meeting at a Train Station/A Happy Ending of Kinds

That morning, the 27th August 1949, I’d had my last scheduled session with Doctor Steinweg, my therapist. He’d given me an assortment of new medications, including several to help with my insomnia and one that he said would help keep the visions at bay. 956 more words

Short Story

Different Eyes, Same Opinion: Sunday Photo Fiction - April 26th, 2015

Hello readers!
This being Sunday, here is another shot at writing something for Sunday Photo Fiction (April 26th, 2015). At 180 words, the genre is historical and a mixture of non/ fiction.
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Creative Writing

Indian Made SMLE Bayonet

As has been discussed before, India produced clothing and webbing in large quantities for Empire forces. They also had a growing armaments industry producing amongst other things the Short Magazine Lee Enfield and its bayonet. 342 more words


Film Review: Woman in Gold

Art meets war in Woman in Gold as director Simon Curtis retells the true story of a woman forced to face her demons in order to regain what’s left of her Austrian family heritage. 360 more words


New Release: 10.5cm leFH 18/40 Light Field Howitzer $50

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The 10.5cm leFH (“leichte Feldhaubitze”) 18/40 Light Field Howitzer was an adaptation of the standard 105mm field howitzer used by the German Army in World War II. 191 more words