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The Clarkes of Oak Lodge

Sydney Alfred Clarke (1880–1940)
and his wife Dorothy Mabel Austin Pittar (1900–1940)
killed at Oak Lodge as a result of enemy action, 29 November 1940. 932 more words

Ham War Memorial

British claim that RAF airstrikes against ISIL have not killed any civilians

According to the UK Ministry of Defense the 750 airstrikes against ISIL by the Royal Air Force (RAF) in Iraq and Syria have killed 996 ISIL militants.[1] The data released via a freedom of information request also claims that not a single civilian was killed by these airstrikes. 285 more words

ISIL

Drone warfare dehumanises those doing it and the people they kill: the collateral damage

In 2013 Lesley Docksey wrote ‘Old and New Wars’ – an article published in Global Research. After analysing the complexities of the ‘new wars’ she moves on to stress that the tools and training of modern warfare are dehumanising combatants – and those they kill:  445 more words

Drone Strikes

SS Sussex Torpedoed by U-Boat 24 March 1916

In February 1916 Germany announced that from 1 March its U-boats would sink defensively armed British merchant ships without warning. Germany had, under pressure from the USA, abandoned unrestricted submarine warfare in September 1915. 794 more words

War History

Our government continues to support Saudi Arabia despite its 'crimes against humanity' (UN), challenged by US Senator Chris Murphy

The global charity Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) told Reuters news agency that more than 40 civilians, including an eight-year-old in a critical condition, were admitted to Abs Hospital after an air strike in the Mustaba district, … 251 more words

Civilian Deaths