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History And Other Thoughts: Edith Cavell

Originally posted on History And Other Thoughts.

“Brussels will be haunted for ever by the ghost of this noble woman, shamefully murdered. I thought no act of our enemy could surprise me further. 286 more words

20th Century

Flanders Fields by Tobias Haglund

Jack drives and I give direction. He stops at a smaller war grave cemetery in the countryside around Ypres. Large trees grow here and there, two by the entrance. 793 more words

All Stories

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My latest story on Literally Stories.

4 July 1915

Ypres

We are still “in” – the same line & the same dug-out.  The weather is glorious, bright & hot, & at the present minute there is not a sound to be heard except the buzz of about two million flies.  282 more words

Review: The Imperial War Museum Book of The First World War (Brown)

The Imperial War Museum Book of The First World War.

Excellent overview that takes a topical approach, instead of the usual chronological survey. This scheme better illustrates the detail available in the Museum’s collection (despite its being top-heavy in Western Front artifacts). 120 more words

New World War I Digital Archive

There’s a new archive available telling the stories of families who went through World War I.

“The Army Children of the First World War project was set up as a digital archive to tell the stories of ordinary people who lived through the 1914-1918 conflict. 60 more words

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