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1915 Cancel Postcard

The card has some creases, some edge wear, cancelled in 1915.


10 May 1916 - Accidents continue to take their toll

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


Devoran Men In His Majesty's Forces January 1915

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


Colgate Leather University

Not a porno.

I found this antient (1914, despite what the cover says) yearbook from Colgate University: 82 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


101 Years of Denial

Denying history is never an act of bravery. You cannot deny a nation’s history that has done nothing but survived and prospered.

You cannot deny mass atrocities and crimes against humanity.

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The Gallipoli Campaign: Landings at Anzac Cove

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

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