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
Tags » Wartime
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
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
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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.
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
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