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Today In History Sep 17
17 Sept 1916: World War I Manfred von , aka The Red Baron, wins his first air battle near , France. He would record 80 victories before he was shot down near Vaux-sur-Somme in on April 21, 1918.
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Mat McLachlan Sep 17
My first visit to the reconstructed trenches at the Passchendaele 1917 Museum. It’s well done.
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Andie Newton Sep 17
Looking for a or to read. Any suggestions? Drop your links below or tell me about a you'd recommend. My heart wants & books, but I'm up for anything! On the hunt for a good book, Me.
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Moder_Dy 50m
Shetland’s maritime and coastal heritage is diverse. For example this photo of a mooring block was taken this morning at the remains of the WWI seaplane base at Catfirth.
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High Caliber History - Logan Metesh Sep 22
Approximately 500 million of the 1.5 billion shells fired in this area during never went off, creating a unique hazard and challenge more than 100 years after the war's end.
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Maple Leaf Up! Sep 22
Remembering Robert Graham Scott, 7th British Columbia Bn, killed 22 September 1916 at Courcelette, France, age 19. No known grave.
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Bearzus Sep 22
HBO is now showing Peter Jackson's superb documentary, They Shall Not Grow Old. Catch it on HBO On Demand. I've already watched it twice now.
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Mat McLachlan Sep 17
Checking out the replica Mark IV tank at Pond Farm. Awesome!
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WW1 Centennial Sep 19
BREAKING NEWS-9/19/19: After three years of collaboration, the design for a Memorial in our nation's capital received FINAL APPROVAL by the CFA - Major milestone in the realization of the project! See the details. DOWNLOAD the design documents at
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Victoria Taylor ♠️ Sep 21
I completely adore this wall mural just off Newland Avenue, Hull, on the side of a corner shop. The fact it just appears out of nowhere makes it even more powerful.
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Jeff Gusky Sep 21
A monster-like face is carved behind the brain of the profile of an American GI. I’ve often wondered if the soldier who carved this is describing “a monster within” that affects conscience when one has to kill other human beings during war.
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Amit Paranjape 22h
Back to 1950s (and earlier) style 'good old razor'? Gillette introduced the safety razor with a disposable blade in 1901. He won the contract to supply American troops in . Soldiers returning home began the device’s path toward becoming a mainstay.
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Ryan Stavka Sep 22
In Russian Military History 22 September 1916: Russians reported 50 miles from Lemberg. 1915: Russians successful over entire line, except center. Brusilov's 8th Army halts Austrian 'Black-Yellow' offensive. 1914: Russians approaches Przemysl. (Our WWI weapons in pict)
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dana kursh Sep 22
An honor saluting the brave Lancers together with the of Mysore, Commissioner of Police & families of these heroes, who exactly 101 years ago, freed in . Yet another manifestation of the partnership between 🇮🇳 & 🇮🇱.
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HistoryGuy Sep 20
On this day Sept 20, 1917, The Wartime Elections Act began in preparation for an election with the issue of conscription. Election rules changed with some women able to vote while other Canadians lost their right to vote.
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Honored Valor® Sep 19
🔙 Were Actually Created by Home From ? They wanted and . Those GIs changed the history of car racing and car design forever!
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Bearzus Sep 19
Official trailer for new film 1917 scheduled for Christmas release in USA
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AnneMarie Brear 35m
The Promise of Tomorrow Can Charlotte find the happiness that always seems under threat, and will Harry return home to her?
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Henrietta Ali Ahmad 2h
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Jeff Gusky 15h
Corporal Leroy Hoskins carved this on February 11th, 1918. I had the honor to meet two of his grandsons in Augusta, Maine in July. Corporal Hoskins was badly wounded but survived and raised a family. He was patriotic throughout his life.
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