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100,000 Native Foresters Made the World in Oregon

One hundred and sixty years ago, before native people were taken to reservations in Oregon, there were hundreds of native communities in all areas of Oregon. 953 more words

Mill Creek at the Capitol City

Salem is the capitol of Oregon. This was not always the case as historically Corvallis, Oregon City and even RickReall were at one time  proposed to become the capitol. 747 more words

Diaries from the Battlefield : Memories from Bogan Gate's Major Sydney Walker Part 1

While Charles Bean needs to be commended for his Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918  it was the men who kept diaries and journals that offers a more personal insight into the rigours of war. 1,968 more words

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What lies beneath a supermarket in Paris

I use the word fascinating a lot on this blog. So much in fact, I consulted the online thesaurus to attempt to find better synonyms of the word. 256 more words

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WWII Vet Escorts British Bride and Son to Furnished New Home

The feature story below was written by my grandfather, Carl F. Hanneman, and published in The Wisconsin State Journal on February 21, 1946. It relates the tale of a U.S. 783 more words

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Invisible Angels - Nurses in the Great War

While soldiers immediately come to mind when remembering those who served in the war, the almost-hidden angels were the medical teams – largely dominated by women, serving as nurses. 2,122 more words

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Death of Peak Hill's Private A. J. Hill

It would have been unimaginably difficult to have to be a soldier writing to another family and telling them that their son was killed in action. 564 more words

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