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Mat McLachlan May 21
Great to speak with on the latest episode of the podcast about the AIF in 1918.
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Simon Kuestenmacher May 20
Megali Idea. This map shows the territorial aspirations of after . I had no idea. Very interesting bit of . Source:
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William M. Miller May 21
The tearful goodbye “Mothers, sweethearts, and relatives, with tears in their eyes, found it impossible to get close to their loved ones. Many had to pass their packages of lunch, goodies, & candy over the heads of the crowd to the car.” “Forgotten Voices of WWI”
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CanadianEncyclopedia May 16
NEW bio on William White, leading member of the Nova Scotian community & the only Black officer in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during . Many of his descendants became accomplished adults, including world famous opera singer .
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Debra Dudek May 22
Dear Uncle Frank, when you left America to fight in the Great War, you wanted to see two things - Paris and the Statue of Liberty. I visited Paris in 2004 and today I saw the Statue of Liberty at the celebrations. Thinking of you, Grandpa Rhodes, & Uncle Burt.
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bindleboxfilms 9h
One of our latest video projects —The Wreath of Remembrance Ceremony at Cypress Hills National Cemetery for .
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Ryan Stavka 16m
Today in Russian Military History 23 May (1/1) 2002: At NATO Rome summit the joint NATO-Russia Council is approved. 1916: Russian in Armenia capture Mamakhatun. 1915: Austro-German army occupies Radyno.
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K of C Museum 9h
On this , reflect with Jon Erickson of Visitor Services on the beginnings of this national symbol of remembrance. Want to learn more about ? Visit the trenches and poppies on exhibit at World War I: Beyond the Front Lines, now through September 8, 2019.
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Jaroslav's Pen 11h
RT if you've read Jaroslav Hašek's satirical , The Good Soldier Švejk. Like if you own a copy but have not yet read it.
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Patrick Leech May 23
Replying to @PatrickCLeech
After Hungary was severed from the defunct Hapsburg Monarchy and experienced a Communist revolution in 1918. Romania as a member of the Entente Powers crushed the Hungarian Communists and occupied Transylvania. The Treaty of Trianon formally awarded Transylvania to Romania.
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Royal St. George's 6h
Once a year, Father Donkin is shares his collection of artifacts with the Grade 7 boys studying the conflict. The boys try on uniforms, wear gas masks & handle tools, medals & journals from the actual war. This collection is museum quality! The boys are so grateful.
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Miles Spencer May 19
I highly recommend watching “They Shall Not Grow Old” by Peter Jackson! War is incredibly unnecessary and this documentary does a tremendous job illuminating just that. Makes you wonder what would’ve happened had Gavrilo Princip not assassinated the Archduke.
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NC State University 12h
The Memorial Belltower is an NC State landmark in countless ways. This weekend, we remember why it was built: to honor the NC State alumni killed in . 🇺🇸🐺🐾
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The Devil's Porridge May 22
figure on display outside museum a place where 30,000 workers made munitions in
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Chris King-Parretti 12h
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American Epistles 23h
"America's first soldiers, the first women to serve actively in the military, who were bilingual French-English translators, who served on the front lines in World War I" as telephone operators.
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ChildServ May 22
1/ Hi again! Liz here. Here’s a photo of my mom & my aunt supporting a Mother’s Day campaign for ChildServ. This took only a moment to snap this shot & post to my IG to raise awareness for the organization.
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SNRC 9h
Today, we remember Wallace Anton (Salt River Pima-Maricopa), who served in the AZ National Guard before . When his unit was federalized, he sailed to France in August 1918. He was KIA by hostile machine gun fire 2 days before the armistice while scouting.
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Life on the Line 4h
This week’s bonus episode is with Vietnam War veteran David Buckwalter. David spoke to Angus Hordern about the Iron Cross that has been passed down in his family, and the story attached to it.
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Matt Butler 4h
The Vest Pocket Kodak in . Fun short video on the first time(?) troops took their own photos of their wartime experiences. Including selfies in cockpits...
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