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Adolescent national mythology

The Editor, The Cook Strait News, Wellington

22 August, 2014

Dear Editor:

Rochelle Todd (New generation learn about war, 18 August) in speaking about her class project on WW1 says “They need to understand that we live in a free country because of that war.”  Really?    133 more words


Remembering 100 Years Ago Today

Today marks 100 years since the death of my great, great Uncle who was killed in battle on August 26 1914.  Private Aquilla Kelly of 2nd Bn., Lancashire Fusiliers was just 20 years old when he set off to fight for Britain in World War I. 350 more words


Lest We Forget: Amazing Race Canada in France

Hey folks, back again with Amazing Race Canada, Episode 7. Lots of media on this race, showing teams in France, Normandy specifically, honouring those who served and sacrifice during the Second World War. 1,861 more words

TV Recaps

The Amazing Race Canada Leg 7: "Lest We Forget" Preview Images

For the second time in The Amazing Race Canada teams head outside of the country but this time to Normandy, France. And head of tonight’s (August 19, 2014) episode, airing on CTV at 9 pm ET and PT, here are some preview images. 22 more words

TV News

Eric Barnes' Heroes Walk- Lorain County Beautiful

ED NOTE: Charleston Village Society


received the notification a few days ago , Eric Barnes’ Heroes Walk, received a nomination for the 2014 Award.

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City Of Lorain

WW1: A nation remembers, a family grieves.

With the war memorial services of the last week, I thought that I would share just one or two of several family photos related to WW1. 679 more words