People in Africa are in need of clean water, sturdy infrastructure and new schools. The pollution in China is crazy. Europe has gone through hell many times before, and it seems like they’re back there again with a plethora of socioeconomic problems. 766 more words
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At various points throughout this year, the soldier I will profile will not be my relative, but rather the spouse of a relative. Given much of my initial interest in the Great War was based on homefront life and how the war was being communicated through popular media of the time, it’s important to me to examine at least a few of these stories through the perspective of the women who were left behind when their husbands, fathers, brothers and sons left home for extended periods of time. 808 more words
Doughnuts! Right now, I can’t imagine a better food to discuss on a Saturday morning.
I usually associate doughnuts with World War I history, so imagine my surprise when I found an account about civilian ladies during the Civil War giving doughnuts to a regiment on its way to war. 759 more words
The sequel to Homefront had a tough task ahead of it as soon as it was conceived of. Its predecessor had not set the world alight in the way its developers or its then publisher, THQ, had hoped, so a sequel was already going to be a tough sell. 1,080 more words
Today’s post comes from Marissa Friedman, intern at Historypin. Historypin teamed up with the National Archives to develop the Remembering WWI app. You can learn more about the national collaborative Remembering WWI project on… 1,610 more words