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Armistice Day 1918: What Happened Next?

For four long years, Flanders Fields was the scene of unprecedented carnage. On November 11th 1918, peace was declared. It was just the start of amazing scenes of reconstruction and human fortitude. 1,032 more words


Hallowed Ground Retained

Recently, two separate Civil War battlefields received more protected ground due to the efforts of the Civil War Trust. One is the area known as Fleetwood Hill at Brandy Station, Virginia. 221 more words

Vietnam Re-vistited, 2016, the 50th Anniversary of the Battle Of Long Tan

Battlefields of the World is proud to announce that our 2016 Programme for the 50th commemoration of the Battle Of Long Tan. We have a fantastic programme covering the Australian Areas of Operation in the South that can be extended to cover further sites relevant to the Vietnam War in the North and then if desired on to Dien Bien Ph.  10 more words


Let's all remember our veterans this November 11

Today we are a long way in both space and time from the beaches at Normandy, the air fields of England and the islands of the Pacific, from the Gallipolli Campaign and the battlefields of Verdun, and from Gettysburg and Appomattox. 580 more words

Historical Sites


There is an upside to downsizing. My cousin Debbie collects postcards and while going through my stuff I found a scrapbook of a trip to Texas. 583 more words


We took the auto tour and drove around the Gettysburg battlefield today for about 3 hours. Mom read the history to us and we made some stops along the way to get some pics and get a little personal with history. 45 more words

Day Trip

It's October. Anyone up for a ghost tour at the Perryville Battlefield?

It’s October and you know what that means.

Beautiful fall foliage, football, crisp Autumn days, hayrides, apple cider … all the good things that make this season my absolute favorite. 942 more words

Kentucky History

3Kyladies reblogged this on Everything Kentucky! and commented:

I used to live just outside Perryville in western Boyle County and heard many ghost stories about the Perryville Battlefield and the H.P. Bottoms House. The town and people of Perryville hold a special place in my heart. Great post about the ghost tour. fullsizerender-6-e1443967395870