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France Part Seven - Strasbourg to Epernay via Metz and Verdun

We mapped the 350KM route from Alsace, through Lorraine and on to Champagne.

As usual we had a lot to pack in – I never have been one for a beach holiday. 1,213 more words

France

2015 Vietnam Veterans Programme

Our 2015 Programme for the 49th Commemoration of the Battle of Long Tan is now available! For more information Click Here!

Military

Civil War Perspectives

We interviewed six different people: Allison Wells, a Graduate student, Janalyn Moss, the American History librarian, Susan Stanfield, a professor, and my three roommates, who wished to stay anonymous.  643 more words

Civil War Commemoration

4 Places to Discover World War I History

This year, Veterans Day is particularly poignant as we commemorate the 100th Anniversary of World War I.  While many of us recognize the startling images of World War II, the Great War from 1914-1918 remains a little more distant.  1,051 more words

Travel

An Armistice Day thought

I am indebted to my fellow blogger The Bruges Vegan for this highly interesting and relevant post on an additional and often forgotten consequence of the First World War – the millions of animals who suffered and died during those tragic four years. 222 more words

Battlefields

'Traces of Memory' Henry Quick

Yesterday evening I ventured to the preview night of ‘Traces of Memory’ exhibition at Stockport Art Gallery that took place from 7pm to 9pm. It was bloody cold I tell you and I came earlier finding the gallery doors closed, so I waited outside on the marble stairs for an hour. 593 more words