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William Webster

WILLIAM WEBSTER

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William Webster was a very small man in a Bantam Battalion who was killed by shelling from British artillery. 1,391 more words

In a good mood? Maybe I am. You know dear, I ran into Oli Hansen this morning. They’ve been back only three months. He says hello.

The Joneses? No, we don’t keep up with them any longer.

Say, Oli. Uh, you moved away before things changed. Maybe you don’t know. They didn’t make it. 458 more words

Fiction

Witley, May 1, 1917

Tuesday           We slept in the wood last night & awoke this morning quite fresh
that was about 8 AM we fire a barrage this P.M. of 2 hrs & 40 mins…
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Camps

Friendly fire could be to blame for deaths of 2 U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan

Two U.S. special operations forces soldiers killed in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday may have been struck by friendly fire in an operation targeting the emir of… 428 more words

World

‘Friendly fire’ in northern Syria killed 18 allied fighters

This photo from the Kurdish-run Hawar News Agency shows fighters from the predominantly-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces at a funeral procession in Tal Abyad, Syria, on April 13, 2017, for 18 comrades who were killed by a misdirected airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition. 336 more words

US Government

Imber friendly fire incident

The Imber friendly fire incident took place on the 13 April 1942 at Imber, England, during the Second World War. One of the Royal Air Force fighter aircraft taking part in a firepower demonstration accidentally opened fire on a crowd of spectators, killing 25 and wounding 71. 366 more words

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