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Nationwide Once Again

Last night rté, Ireland’s national television station, broadcast the first of three shows dedicated to the tensions and histories of the men and women who gave their lives in what would become known as the First World War.  226 more words

Britain

Count Albert von Mensdorff-Pouilly-Dietrichstein

Albert (Viktor Julius Joseph Michael) Count von Mensdorff-Pouilly-Dietrichstein (5 September 1861 – 15 June 1945), was the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to London at the outbreak of World War I. 264 more words

1917

Welcome to Leics and Warks Ancestors!

Welcome to my business blog about the two shires that i specialise in with my Genealogy and Family History research company Leicestershire Ancestors!

I am based right next to the main A5 road which pretty much divides Leicestershire and Warwickshire as a county border. 118 more words

1914

1914 star; a first.

Tonight I got to hold something that I will always remember, a 1914 star trio, now, not unusual, or rare you might say, this man had no gallantry awards or particularly unusual service, in no far off places, to all intents and purposes it is a normal, run of the mill (not to denigrate his service in any way….) ww1; 1914 star trio…. 166 more words

Buscate War Memorial

Buscate is a small town located in Lombardy, about 20 kms west of Milan. Here’s a picture of its War Memorial, built obviously during fascist era. 10 more words

1917

Irish Air Ace Mick Mannock - Danny La Rue - Howth Gun Running -

July 26: TODAY in Irish History:

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Snippets of Irish History by Conor Cunneen IrishmanSpeaks 

Conor is a Chicago based Motivational Humorous Business Speaker, Author and History buff. 539 more words

Today In Irish History

Peppino

Why such a title? Just because the man who has sent this photograph was named “Peppino (which stands for “Giuseppe”). I think he must be the man on the right. 35 more words

1917