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The Laws of Argon

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“Vial containing a violet glowing gas,” by Alchemist-hp
“This argon-ion laser emits blue-green light at 488/514 nm,” by Unknown photographer at National Cancer Institute… 29 more words


John Samuel Tieman: Passchendaele

A party of ‘A’ Company men passing up to the front found … a man bogged to above the knees.   The united efforts of four of them with rifles beneath his armpits made not the slightest impression, and to dig, even if shovels had been available, would be impossible, for there was no foothold.   796 more words


100th Anniversary of Animal Involvement in World War I

World War I was one of the most devastating and horrific conflicts humanity has ever witnessed and participated in. More than 16 million people lost their lives either in battle or being in the line of fire. 981 more words


The Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Crown Council, 19 July 1914

On 19 July 1914, Austria-Hungary’s top decision-makers met in Vienna for the second Crown Council of July 1914. The Crown Council decided on the content of the ultimatum to be sent to Serbia.  1,664 more words

First World War

The Christmas Truce - RSC at Stratford

Does Phil Porter’s play create an over-sentimentalised view of war?   Certainly it’s the First World War as family entertainment, the RSC’s Christmas show aimed at families and recommended for children over the age of nine.   717 more words


Trench War

world war I

my grandpa

prayed everyday




didn’t want

to be a soldier



didn’t want




wanted to chose