I’ve been a fan of this German artist for a long time, since seeing some of his work in Stuttgart years ago, and even more since I saw his series of etchings Der Krieg (The War) at the museum of the First World War in Peronne a few years ago. 351 more words
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It is a Great War and Second World War Medal Group.
It consists of Military Cross, War Medal, Victory Medal, Defence Medal, War Medal, King Haakon of Norway Medal Freedom Medal 1940-1945 mounted on a bar with corresponding miniatures on a bar. 390 more words
Saturday 9th September, meeting Kildare Place, 1.30pm.
Southeast Centre Gems: from Kildare Place then via a circuitous walk to No. 6 Harcourt Street.
The first two-thirds of this walking tour cover some of my favourite gems and oddities in the south-east quarter of Dublin’s South Georgian Core. 679 more words
This novel was apparently written in a few weeks, based upon the diaries of a woman who had served as an ambulance driver on the Western Front; it appeared a little while after the much more well-known All Quiet on the Western Front by the German writer Erich Maria Remarque and was intended as a version of this novel from a female viewpoint. 676 more words
The Parable of the Old Man and the Young
So Abram rose, and clave the wood, and went,
And took the fire with him, and a knife. 591 more words