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Silence: Remembering the Somme

As we all remember and reflect on the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme I am reposting this sonnet about the two minutes silence, which is now published in my book… 218 more words


A Place of Peace

It’s always a pleasure hosting one of my favourite authors, Sue Barnard, who has chosen to talk about rather an unusual subject in relation to the setting of her book. 667 more words


Thank You. Merci.

I just wanted to take a few minutes to thank everyone who has accessed, shared, or used the World War I diary of my great-grandfather Albert Huet… 108 more words

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Aileen Riggin: Champion Diver Remembers Post-War Belgium at The 1920 Antwerp Olympics

Belgium put in their bid for the 1920 Olympics in 1912. Little did they know that Archduke Ferdinand would be assassinated in 1914, sparking World War I. 654 more words


Clarity: Words After an Armistice

Words After an Armistice

I want to make this perfectly clear.
We are not close just because we are near.
There has to be more than proximity for… 200 more words

World War I: The War Continues & The US enters the war

As the war dragged on into 1916 and then 1917 it seemed to be a war with no end. The Western Front was a stalemate with battles that yielded little progress but costs thousands of lives. 243 more words

World War I

Albert Huet

The World War I diary of my great-grandfather, Albert Huet, has been digitized. You can find a short biography (in French) as well as the link to the collection at: … 49 more words