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The primitive nature of aircraft and inadequate training continue to plague the RFC and today resulted in four more accidents.
Captain Evelyn Paget Graves of 20 Squadron RFC took off to test a new Martinsyde (7260). 178 more words
Interesting newspaper clipping found whilst researching the names on the Devoran Roll of Honour and War Memorial for this web site / blog.
Useful in preparing for the talk on the “Names on the Roll” in Devoran Village Hall 7.30 pm on the evening of the Friday 1st July 2016 by Bob Richards and Mark Norris. 597 more words
A cynical statement on the mechanization of desire and sexuality, Francis Picabia’s Proto-Dada illustration was first published in Alfred Stieglitz’s magazine 291. Employing the style of commercial graphics found in trade magazines to downplay any notion of a highbrow and bourgeois art, the line drawing of a spark plug takes on a new meaning with the deeply ironical title. 9 more words
April 25th 1915
The Gallipoli Campaign: Landings at Anzac Cove
A little after four in the morning of the 25th April, the first wave of Australian soldiers rowed ashore on Anzac Cove, on the Gallipoli peninsula, after being initially towed in by steamboats, under the cover of darkness. 92 more words