“My little Sisters send you their best love. I very often get a dig from them about you.”
A hand coloured card of a woman in a green dress leaning on a chair. 327 more words
Henri Philippe Benoni Omer Joseph Pétain, around 1930, while he was still Inspector-General of the Army. He would retire from this post in 1931.
A hero of the first world war, he would sully his name in the second when, in 1940, he headed the Vichy government. 32 more words
The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman ★★★★
Edition: Tantor Audio, Unabridged MP3, 19h02. Narrated by John Lee
Original publication date: 1962
One of my reading goals this year is to mark the centenary and include at least one book per month on the theme of Word War I, in a mix of genres and approaches. 907 more words