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Departing England

William began the day on a nervous note, although he was indeed pleased to be re-joining the remnants of his regiment.  He tried not to dwell on the 75 men who had lost their lives and instead wondered who out of the remaining 477 survivors he would meet in Egypt on 13th January, the day the “Oriana” is due to arrive at Alexandria.   688 more words

Family History

Running for elected office - Norma McEnhill

Norma McEnhill (1909 – 1975) was a keen supporter of the Fianna Fail party in the Republic of Ireland. She ran for political office in 1955. 42 more words

McMahon Family

February 18 in San Antonio history...

The Marx Brothers appear at the (old) Majestic Theater as part of a vaudeville review of 27 people.

Canadian rock trio Triumph plays their first show in the United States right here in Convention Center Arena.   58 more words


Charlie McMahon - Republican rebel and sporting hero

When Charles Eugene McMahon was born on August 3, 1904, his father, Felix, was 27 and his mother, Ellen, was 21. He had two sons with Roise McMullan between 1940 and 1942. 658 more words

McMahon Family

Adolf Hitler: In the Thicket of the Forest at Artois, 1916 (poem)

In the Thicket of the Forest at Artois
(Direct English Translation)

It was in the thicket of the Artois Wood.
Deep in the trees, on blood-soaked ground, 268 more words

Historical Revisionism

Happy Vintage Valentin's Day!

Happy Vintage Valentine’s Day!   I’m so happy to share these beautiful Valentine cards from 1916 my Mom gave me last weekend! They were my great, great Aunt’s; a school teacher & most are from students. 16 more words

February 14 in San Antonio history...

Lovers of that delicious dish, chili con carne, may be slightly nauseated to learn that vendors of this delicacy on the plaza get their water from the ditch that runs in front of San Fernando Cathedral. 59 more words