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Scottish Women's Hospitals

Given that Scotland will – or will not – vote for independence from the rest of the UK on Thursday, September 18th, I thought I would focus this week’s blog posts on Scottish history and writing. 278 more words


A Timeline of the Major Wars of the United States of America, in Our Brief History

Because it was, in some ways, a precursor to the American Revolutionary War, this timeline begins with the pre-American-independence French and Indian War. American independence was formally declared during the Revolutionary War, in 1776. 312 more words


US, South Korea set up wartime unit to destroy North’s nukes: report

South Korea said Thursday it would create a joint military unit with the United States, as a report suggested the contingent would target North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction if a full-scale conflict broke out. 435 more words

Defence Talk

Wartime journalists are not forced to be there

Assignment: Too dangerous to cover?

Visit Journalists Killed since 1992 – Committee to Protect Journalists. Discuss whether the world is too unsafe to send Western correspondents to cover conflicts in areas such as Iraq, Somalia, and Afghanistan. 595 more words


The Queen's Appeal, The Hackney and Kingsland Gazette, Wednesday 9 September 1914

The Hackney and Kingsland Gazette

Wednesday 9 September 1914

The Queen’s Appeal

Realising, evidently, that prevention is better than cure, Her Majesty the Queen has issued an appeal on behalf of what is to be known as the Queen’s Work for Women’s Fund.

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News From 1914-18

Work and Play on a First World War Ambulance Train

The most recent addition to our rare book collection is an amazing insight into the lives of people who worked on ambulance trains during the First World War. 508 more words


Smiffys Women's Green Wartime Officer Costume -US Dress 6-8

Reviews Smiffys Women’s Green Wartime Officer Costume -US Dress 6-8 for sale

Please take a few moments to view the Smiffys Women’s Green Wartime Officer Costume -US Dress 6-8… 81 more words