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9/11 IN MEMORIUM: A LETTER HOME (after Sullivan Ballou 1861)


There was found among the ashes a letter written when that time stood still.  It is a letter home – to America – from an unknown American to us all, the American Family. 1,151 more words

Letter Home Describing Attack on Vimy and Wounding of Lt. S.C. Kirkland

Stuart Cameron Kirkland was a 33 year old barrister who joined the 91st Battalion at St. Thomas on April 26, 1916. Less then a year later, assigned to the 18th Battalion, he was to participate in the attack on Vimy Ridge where he was wounded. 1,236 more words

18th Battalion CEF

A Job to Do

Dear Mama, how you doing? It’s kind of hectic here.
I am doing a real good job, though why ain’t always clear.
Mama don’t you worry; there’s nothing that I lack. 307 more words


Gut Feeling

28.11.2011, Age twenty-one

Taking cover in a four-foot deep ditch and up to our knees in s**t, checking ourselves for gunshot wounds after surviving the wall of lead that had moments before suppressed us into the ground. 1,266 more words


Nature of the Beast - Fight Through

13.11.2011, Age twenty-one

So here we were again patrolling in and out of the open ground and heading towards Loy Mandeh, aka ‘The Unknown East’ to have another poke at the hornet’s nest, however, this time we were going in alone. 1,199 more words