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
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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
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