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  1. Happy 112th birthday to the Girl Scouts! Many decades after its founding in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low in Savannah, Georgia, the Girls Scouts is a vibrant national organization serving millions of girls around the country. In total, more than 50 million women in American were a
  2. Lancaster Bomber

    The Avro 683 Lancaster bomber was a four-engine heavy bomber flown by the Royal Air Force and allies during the Second World War (1939-45). Lancasters were particularly used in nighttime bombing raids and could carry the heaviest bombs ever dropped in WWII. Lancasters dropped the
  3. French reservists crowd a Paris train station as they begin their journey that will lead them to the Western Front of World War I, August 1914. So many believed the politicians’ assurances that they’d be home by Christmas.
  4. Book Review - Books I’ve Read in 2024

    “The Warm Hands of Ghosts” by Katherine Arden is a surreal and mesmerizing Faustian story of loss, loyalty, and memory set in the dystopian hellscape of the World War I western front. An injured Canadian nurse brings herself to return to the front in order to learn the fate of he
  5. The long march to reform

    By Brian Gongol By the time he became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Winston Churchill had seen it all. He was 65 years old , had served in Parliament intermittently for 40 years, and had served as an officer on the Western Front of the First World War, as head of the Royal
  6. How Erwin Rommel Has Been Lost in Translation

    By Zita Ballinger Fletcher In late October 1917, a detachment of German mountain troopers weary from hard Alpine fighting on the Isonzo front were crossing the river Torre with a group of Italian prisoners. The ordinarily calm waters of the river had swollen into a raging flood af
  7. World War I Enemies Played Football During A Christmas Truce–Except Maybe They Didn’t

    By Andrew Hamilton Over the Christmas period in 1914, fraternization took place in No Man’s Land between British and German soldiers at St. Yvon in Belgium. Memorials in the Belgian villages of St. Yvon and Messines commemorate a football game played between the British and the Ge
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