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#Shorncliffe and the Great #Folkestone Air Raid 25th May 1917. #WW1 #FWW

This blog is only concerned with the burials in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery. Bombs were dropped in various places. One person was killed in Ashford, two in Hythe. 1,203 more words

High Tea

I was rather excited by the prospect of being invited for High Tea at Faletti’s Hotel in Lahore. Admittedly it was a work-related event followed by High Tea. 586 more words

#Folkestone American died of wounds received on the Somme 1916 #Somme100

David Gray  an American by marriage. He is listed in The Foreign Burial of American War Dead by Chris Dixon. An American by marriage. He could have stayed out of the war. 343 more words

Abu Taleb and British Women

In chapter 9 of his narrative, Abu Taleb Khan heavily criticizes British imperialism and culture. One area of criticism in particular is directed at British women. 254 more words

Sex And The City (11/22)

#FWW WWI WW1 Reading List 2017// Wish List

It is a lot shorter than last year.

Books
 Edwin A. Brown, Mary Brown  Singapore Mutiny

Cheah Boon Kheng To’ Janggut: Legends

RWE Harper Singapore Mutiny… 67 more words

Uncovering the brutal truth about the British empire | Marc Parry | News | The Guardian

The Long Read: The Harvard historian Caroline Elkins stirred controversy with her work on the crushing of the Mau Mau uprising. But it laid the ground for a legal case that has transformed our view of Britain’s past… 29 more words

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POST ELECTION NEWS

Among America’s oldest and truest allies, the reaction to the election of Donald Trump has ranged from horror to terror, sometimes including large elements of each.  521 more words

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