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On this day: the Black Tom explosion

Black Tom pier photographed on the 31st of July, 1916, a day and a half after the explosion.

On the 30th of July, 1916, German agents blew up a pier in New Jersey, USA in an attempt to sabotage American-made munitions intended for World War One. 111 more words

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On this day: the Black Tom explosion

Black Tom pier photographed on the 31st of July, 1916, a day and a half after the explosion.

On the 30th of July, 1916, German agents blew up a pier in New Jersey, USA in an attempt to sabotage American-made munitions intended for World War One. 111 more words

History

Horses lines in a German artillery unit

Note the presence of the blacksmiths on the right side of the picture…

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Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

The only caption I have for this picture found in History of the First World War (a magazine published in 1970) is; “Raw material for war”…

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Enjoy the show

Ok, it’s Monday, but we can start the week in a light way, with this show for soldiers near the front line…

1918

Croke Park

One of the trips that I really grew to enjoy and understand was the tour of the Croke Park. I thought it was really interesting to see this massive stadium and to see just how into sports the Irish people really are. 513 more words

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