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War Fever

The dawn of the twentieth century had all the conditions necessary for an outbreak of war fever. The great nations and empires of the previous centuries were struggling to hold onto their power and status. 801 more words


German Internment Camp in Hot Springs, NC During WWI

In researching our next book, Beloved Woman, Cyndi and I are discovering lots of interesting historical facts that aren’t well-known. Did you know that during WWI, there was a German internment camp in Hot Springs, NC? 480 more words

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War News - Beer Tax Unacceptable, Russia to Remain "Dry", Americans Run out of Eyes, and Poets Boycotted

Beer Blocks Path of War Tax Bill

House Members Unwilling to Accept Increase Made by Senate

Russia to Remain a “Dry” Country

The Russian government will never again embark in the manufacture and sale of alcoholic drinks. 909 more words


1918 by Michael Parenti

by Michael Parenti
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Michael Parenti Blog
October 24, 2014

Looking back at the years of fury and carnage, Colonel Angelo Gatti, staff officer of the Italian Army (Austrian front), wrote in his diary: “This whole war has been a pile of lies. 1,015 more words


War Memorial lecture

I’m looking forward to some fascinating talks and conferences that the Centre is involved in over the next few months. The first of these is Martin Watts’s lecture in Canterbury on Saturday 29 November at 3pm, the St Gregory’s Centre, where he will be discussing the Great War memorial from St Gregory’s church. 56 more words


Pretty Sure I Heard This Song in 1915...

“Le Temps des Cerises” is a 19th century French ballad and an old standard.  The moment I first heard this song I had an inkling that I knew it, but I thought it was written for the movie Porco Rosso. 555 more words

Monash - The Forgotten Anzac

The Jewish Historical & Genealogical Society of WA is showing a movie about Sir John Monash

At Noranda CHABAD on Sunday at 2pm.


Articles in last week’s Australian… 3,884 more words