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Bringing a fallen soldier home

KIMT News 3 – The remains of a fallen Iowa hero could be making their way back to our area,  thanks to DNA.

As a Wisconsin journalist, Jed Henry says he wants to bring the remains of Pvt. 295 more words

Iowa

Unlucky for some: 13 regions

Getting to know the geography of France has been an achievement for me this year – I now know what’s where. However, the French parliament has recently approved a new administrative map of France, which cuts the number of regions from 22 to 13. 221 more words

France

Soaking... up the culture

At the end of my previous blog post, I wrote that I intended to visit Lille the following weekend, but SNCF had other ideas. The journey was almost impossible due to strikes, so my friends and I decided to go to Rouen, the main city in the Haute Normandie region. 497 more words

Bluebell Railway (14): Normandy

Normandy is an example of a B4 class engine. These were very powerful steam shunting engines. It was built in 1893 and worked for most of its life in Southampton Docks. 69 more words

History