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The crosses of the Hartmannswillerkopf

Hartmannswillerkopf, also known as the Vieil Armand, is located 24 kilometres north of Mulhouse. This mountain was a strategic area bitterly fought for during the Great War. 208 more words


A Pictorial History of the Movies: 1918 – Stella Maris

Here’s something fun to talk about. This one’s not so much about the movie as much as it’s about the star system. One of the most important parts of film history and classical Hollywood. 1,268 more words


Di cartolina in cartolina

Nel cassetto del mio vecchio scrittoio di ragazzina ho trovato una bella cartolina di Ischia (Napoli) inviata da mia nonna materna per il mio tredicesimo compleanno. 723 more words

Reading the news

I love this picture of Italian soldiers of the Marine Infantry having a break. One of them is reading the last news to his friends: we must remember that during the First World War, a good part of Italian soldiers was analphabet.


A Selection of World War One Words and Pictures

by Christina

We’ve been thinking a lot about World War One this month, and looking at all the different ways there are to remember and commemorate. 552 more words



This picture is rather well known in Italy, but I thought it was interesting to share it with you anyway! It was taken in Nervesa, near the Piave River in Veneto and shows how trenches were dug in the town and even in the yard of this farm!


The Prisoner

This propaganda picture gives a good idea of the state of K.u.K (Austro-Hungarian) Army in 1918: this Hungarian soldier is brought by a smiling Italian soldier towards the rear lines. He probably was a desertor.