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Final Jeopardy 1-17-2018

January 17, 2018

 

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A 1954 act amended a 1938 one by striking out this word & replacing it with “Veterans” 7 more words

Buckeye Zealot

War Without End 5: Remorseless Mysery

The acute mystery which had been deliberately visited on Germany, Austria and Hungary was remorseless. British, French and Italian obstruction to all U.S. proposals which would have alleviated the crises in Berlin and Vienna appeared to be absolute. 1,769 more words

Lloyd George

Proud

Proudly displaying
the scars, and bruises
those that I earned
while fighting in the last war
of love and roses,

You understood
my resolve, while my aim… 42 more words

Prose

Cité St Pierre, December 21, 1917

Friday          I left the wagon lines about 1:30 pm & arrived at the guns just before 4 pm The walking was good tho’ slippery at places I wrote J tonight, short not much news, lots of peace talk am feeling much better… 561 more words

Diary

The acute crisis of the war is on now

Losses were mounting, as the Russians bowed out.

18 December 1917

Met H on return at Marlow & heard with joy my muff found – not parcel yet! 37 more words

Life On The Home Front

War Without End 2: The Deadly Armistice

It is often forgotten that Germany’s signature to the truce in 1918 was conditional. On 12 October the Kaiser’s government confirmed that it wished to enter into more detailed discussions on an armistice on the understanding that it was predicated upon a joint agreement on the practical details of Wilson’s Fourteen Points. 1,798 more words

Secret Elite

Germans massing in Flanders

There was ominous news from the Front.

7 December 1917

Germans massing in Flanders. Rumours of Roumania joining Armistice.

Diary of Florence Vansittart Neale of Bisham Abbey (D/EX73/3/17/8)

News From The Front: The Grim Reality Of War