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Tea Time

I know it’s late for tea time (it’s now 7 PM in Italy and I am having my Friday beer), but I am still on time for my US friends! 27 more words


Wounded prisoners

Another POW camp for today. Once again, soldiers from different countries are mixed, as we can see at least one French soldiers, among several German ones. 58 more words


A prison on the Eastern front

We’re still in Russia, with another kind of building, after yesterday’s hut. A rather interesting, even mysterious picture: Most of these men are Russian soldiers, without weapon or equipment. 68 more words


WWI Diary Entries

Last Friday I wrote about Killing My Darlings which resulted in deleting the first eleven chapters of Time & Regret. But then I had another thought. 989 more words

Historical Fiction

Of Mules and Men

For this Sunday, here is a picture of French artillerymen with their mules; they wear 65 mm mountain guns. Mules were perfect to bring the material into position in the mountains and were cared by their men. 24 more words



Pictures of the war in the Italian Dolomites, to be more precise in the Tofane mountains (just like this other one) are always impressive. Trench war on the Western front was an inferno, but mountain warfare was a hell too. 21 more words