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100 years ago: Cecil James Humphreys died


Cecil James Gaston D’Herbez Humphreys died on this day in 1918. He joined the Royal Flying Corps in Toronto on August 14th, 1917 at the age of 20. 572 more words

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Audubon Magazine: These Century-Old Photos Inspired Some of the West's First Bird Refuges

Audubon Magazine: These Century-Old Photos Inspired Some of the West’s First Bird Refuges. “The Oregon Historical Society and Oregon State University recently collaborated on a project to collect and digitize much of the work of Finley and his colleagues. 33 more words

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100 years ago: Irwin Franklyn Buchanan and Gilbert James White died

Two Airmen Killed Near Picton, Ont.

Cadets from Deseronto Camp collided in the Air

DESERONTO, July 15- Caedt J. F. Buchanan and Cadet J. C. White of the Royal Air Force were instantly killed about 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon as a result of a collision in the air near Picton, Ont.

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The Square, Great Haywood.

The Square, Great Haywood. Clifford Arms Hotel on far-right.

Tolkien-related – he and Edith may have initially stayed at the Hotel while looking for lodgings, and then they found lodgings at ‘Hazel Dene’ which was about fifty yards down the road which is seen here being signposted to Lichfield. 34 more words

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Balfour Declaration of 1917 Was Genesis of Israel's Founding in 1948. What If It Wasn't?

  • The Love Triangle That Changed the Course of Zionism. (Haaretz.com): Story of a “love affair at the very top of the British government whose dramatic end helped pave the way for the issuing of the historic declaration about a national homeland for the Jewish people.” By Nathan Brun.
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