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100 Years Ago: June 1915 - "Meat in Due Season" Gets SPICY

JUNE 1915 – C T RUSSELL WAS PROMOTING A “SPICY” PUBLICATION THAT HE HADN’T READ, & SAID HE WANTED NOTHING TO DO WITH.

June 1915 was the first full month wherein Watchtower readers could obtain and read a new publication that had just become available out of Brooklyn in the previous month. 299 more words

Charles Taze Russell

Transport of a Heavy Gun in the Mountains

Just to bring some freshness (it’s rather hot in Milan today), here is a dawing (made by Achille Beltrame for the Domenica del Corriere weekly magazine) showing us an aerial lift used to convey a heavy gun. 11 more words

1917

7th July 1915 (Wednesday)

BORN TODAY: in Birmingham, Alabama – Margaret Abigail Walker, novelist and poet.

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Extreme Weather: A violent storm kills at least 38 people in Cincinatti, Ohio. 115 more words

100 Years Ago Today

Benford, Alfred Thomas. Died 6th Jul 1015

ALFRED THOMAS BENFORD

Rifleman No R/81 7th Btn King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Killed in action 6 July 1915, buried Ypres Town Centre Cemetery extension

Alfred was born in Northenden Cheshire in 1883, the son of Thomas Benford and Elizabeth nee Chadwick.  272 more words

Biography

Gallipoli

Well I have managed to score another envelope to keep me going. The men here are getting up to all sorts of dodges in making envelopes now. 149 more words

1915

July 6 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1915
The British Expeditionary Forces have been fitted with a new defense against gas attacks called a “Hypo Helmet.” It is simply a khaki-colored flannel bag soaked in hypo solution ( 120 more words

Texana

5/7/1915 Lahej: a British defeat in southern Arabia

The southern Arabian port of Aden is part of the British Empire, a vital way station on the trade routes between Britain to India. Aden is under direct British rule while the hinterland is ruled by various chieftains who accept British protection. 196 more words

First World War