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Monday August 2, 1915
“hurry up old chappie, hurry up, hurry up, hurry up old chappie, hurry up, HURRY UP – this is chanted in a kind of a sing-song by the Canadians when they are waiting for something and are getting impatient” 475 more words
Max Immelmann of FAb 62 scored his first victory today in Fokker EI (E5/15). His victim was Lieutenant William Reid of 2 Squadron flying alone in a BE2c (1662) on a bombing mission. 111 more words
Today, August 1st 2015, is the centenary of the interment of the body of Fenian leader Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa in Glasnevin Cemetery, an event which was designed to act as the inciting incident that fueled the Irish revolution and the Proclamation of the Irish Republic less than a year later. 1,801 more words
(RE)-BORN TODAY: The 2nd (Royal Naval) Brigade of the British Royal Navy.
Society and Culture:
~ for the British Summer Bank holiday, not yet moved from the beginning of August to the end, trippers from the industrial west Midlands are enduring a dismal day in Worcestershire: 256 more words