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Cool Attitude

It’s now beer o’clock in Milan and I feel like this proud and relaxed Italian soldier of the 34th Reggimento di Fanteria… I wish a wonderful week-end to all my beloved readers & followers!


Weekly World War I Poems: September 13, 2014

I’ve been publishing on Facebook, but haven’t caught up here yet, so I’ll be posting a bunch in a row:

“The German Ward” (Vera Brittain, 1917-1918) 349 more words

Weekly World War I Poems

Vintage Cook Book Wednesday - “Simple Directions For The Cook” by Caroline Reed Wadhams from 1917 in PDF

“Simple Directions For The Cook”
Caroline Reed Wadhams
published in 1917

From the preface: The author has long been interested in bettering the condition of household workers and has planned for their use the establishment of a hotel and recreation centre with classes in the different branches of household work. 142 more words


Mirror Effect

I rather like the mirror effect of this picture. We’ll probably never know these relationship between these two men. Were there brothers, cousins or just friends? 43 more words


1917: Holy Trinity Church, Williamstown, Victoria.

Artist/Studio: William Montgomery, Melbourne, Australia, c. 1917.
Location: Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.
Building: Holy Trinity.
Memorial: Miss Margaret (Madge) Hall
Photos dated: 5th November 2011.

Williamstown Chronicle, Vic, Saturday 19th May 1917, page 3. 526 more words


Cousins in Arms

Jo Vince, 551929, 1st/16th battalion London regiment (Queens Westminster rifles)
Charles Henry Vince, S4/128216, Army Service Corps

We cannot know the way their bodies fell, 273 more words

The Great War

Cigarette Lighting

This nice studio picture of two Italian NCOs (I think the man on the right is a sergeant) lighting their cigarettes reminded me the legend of the “Three on a match” superstition. 128 more words