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The Laws of Argon

Source Images

“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

Art

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

Poetry

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

General

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

Theatre

Trench War

world war I

my grandpa

prayed everyday

protection

forgiveness

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didn’t want

to be a soldier

anymore

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didn’t want

fear

hate

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wanted to chose

love

peace

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Poetry