And this article ties in nicely with my Great War Great Read reading project.
In historical accounts, protestant, Orangeman Hughes the Imperialist, is depicted as a bigot, bipolar, scruple, out of control madman, a figment of his own personified imagination, while championed by his entourage, cohort cronies, compensated in militia honorary commissions, or political favours. 1,535 more words
A two hour balloon flight is made in Hertfordshire which concludes that the enemy could locate central London targets on dark nights by flying compass courses from easily distinguished suburban points, or by following a main road or the River Thames. 175 more words
Review: Paris at the End of the World: How the City of Lights Soared in Its Darkest Hour, 1914-1918 ~ John Baxter
A preeminent writer on Paris, John Baxter brilliantly brings to life one of the most dramatic and fascinating periods in the city’s history.
From 1914 through 1918 the terrifying sounds of World War I could be heard from inside the French capital. 463 more words