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This next series of blogs concentrates on Field Marshal, the Earl Kitchener, the Empire’s most decorated and famous soldier. Controversy still surrounds his appointment in 1914, his performance as Secretary of State for War, especially over armaments, and the circumstances of his untimely death in 1916. 1,549 more words
KITCHENER, Ont. – The City of Kitchener continues its efforts to identify and clean up the spill of a “petroleum-like substance” into the Grand River last week. 107 more words
Following is a look at the last five Ontario Hockey League teams to host the MasterCard Memorial Cup and how each fared.
Host: London… 218 more words
George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four envisions an ever-watching, all-seeing, psychologically invasive civil state of the near future. Its physical embodiment, “a man of about forty-five, with a heavy black moustache and ruggedly handsome features,” peers intrusively at the public from large color posters plastered everywhere: 708 more words
And so I decided to find out exactly why it’s called Kitchener Stitch, and it is indeed, after the infamous Lord Kitchener. Socks were so important during the war (trench foot and so on) that he published a pattern for knitters, including a toe seam that would not rub. 74 more words