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“So, with the crash of artillery, in the dark, with hatred, and fear, and reckless daring, new Russia was being born.”
― John Reed, Ten Days that Shook the World 71 more words

Владимир Тимаков: Память семнадцатого года перестала разделять нас

Надвигается 2017 год – столетняя годовщина событий, которые не только изменили исторический путь нашей страны, но, по точному выражению Майн Рида, потрясли весь мир.

Политика и Общество

Dispatches from the Revolution

1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution, edited by Boris Dralyuk

Sometimes a book comes along that you just know is going to be perfect for you; and “1917”, just published by Pushkin Press, is certainly the right one for me! 830 more words

this day in crime history: november 24, 1917

On this date in 1917, a bomb exploded at the Milwaukee, WI Police headquarters. The bomb, a black powder device, was found outside a Catholic church. 53 more words

True Crime

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Minnie Amelia Richardson – died 30 September 1911
David Richardson – died 27 November 1917
George Fordham Richardson – died 11 July 1983
Annie Louisa Richardson – died 25 December 2000… 55 more words

Block 5

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Robert Campbell – died 28 April 1913 (Gravestone says 29 April)
Insell Campbell – died 5 May 1917

Robert Campbell’s probate is available online. It does not provide any real information to determine who he married.  73 more words

Block 5

On the road

I’m writing this from Dublin, where I’ve been hunting around for traces of the medieval city and spent hours in the glorious reading room of the National Library. 75 more words