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97 years ago: Caporetto

This was on October 24th, 1917. Austrian troops, with the support of German units, were able to break into the Italian front line and rout the Italian army, which had practically no mobile reserves. 37 more words


Travel Notes - 1917

The Register, Adelaide, South Australia

18th June, 1917 p 6

XX By the Hon P McM. Glynn K.C. Minister for Home and Territories (abridged)

Gort, August 12, 1916. 426 more words

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Sergeant, Signal Corps

I think it’s one of the few pics of soldiers of the US Signal Corps I own (you have to trust me, the patches can be hardly seen on this pic but I own the original negative glass plate and have very high resolution versions of the same picture). 17 more words


How to learn from Lenin

Barnaby Raine examines the relevance of one of Lenin’s key works The State and Revolution. Originally published in the Autumn 2014 issue of the rs21 magazine.  779 more words


War movie posters: Il giorno più corto

Il giorno più corto (also known as The Shortest Day) is a 1962 Italian Comedy film directed by Sergio Corbucci. This parody of the war movie… 70 more words


War movie posters: La Grande Guerra

And for the third poster of war movies linked to the Great War, I am proposing you today the best Italian one ever made: La Grande Guerra… 62 more words


The many uses of Peat - 1917

The Minneapolis journal, 6th April 1901 p 7

Many uses of Irish Peat
A large Dublin manufacturer has a room entirely furnished with irish peat. The carpets on the floors, the curtains at the windows and paper on the wall are made from this substance. 40 more words

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