… thanks to the Iraq travels of Amir Harrak, a professor at the University of Toronto, researchers have a chance to bring a bit of this destroyed heritage back online.
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British losses in the first year of the war are put at 75,957 killed, 252,000 wounded and 55,000 missing.
Submarine C33 (Lieutenant Gerald Ernest Berkeley Carter) has been operating with the trawler Malta in an attempt to entice German submarines into attacking the trawler and having completed their patrol C33 and the Malta part company at 20:15. 479 more words
Coluba Hospital, Bombay
July 30 1915
My dear old Elsie
First I must thank you ever so much for all your letters and papers – I did not get any mail for nearly 2 months and when I eventually found it at Basra on my backward journey there was quite an accumulation. 1,298 more words
Lieutenants George Merz and William Burn have gone missing.
Following the capture of Nasiriyeh in Mesopotamia by British forces on 25 July 1915, the pilots of the Mesopotamian Half Flight were due to return to Basra. 116 more words