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Monday 23 July 1917 We Lost 692

Two Brigadier Generals are killed in separate actions today. Brigadier General Charles William Eric Gordon General Officer Commanding 123rd Brigade 41st Division is killed in action at age 39. 619 more words


Saturday 21 July 1917 We Lost 602

Flight Commander Rupert Randolph Winter achieves his second victory on the way to becoming a five-victory ace.

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Forbidden by Kimberley Griffiths Little

So it seems I’ve been on a bit of a Middle/Near Eastern kick lately, this time delving into the scorching world of an ancient Mesopotamian desert! 696 more words

Book Review

William Darch - and his many namesakes

I thought that this month I would return to looking in depth at just one particular soldier who had lost his life one hundred years ago. 1,958 more words

First World War

Migrations #2: Mesopotamia and Egypt

Hey everyone!

So, I am back again with my migrations series. It seems that you guys thought it was fairly good so I figured I would see it out and keep this series going. 670 more words

The First Chemist - A Breath of 3000-Year-Old Air

Perfumes have been widely sought-after goods in many cultures for most of human history. Even Mesopotamia, the world’s earliest civilisation, had its talented perfumers working in their essential and highly technical aromata industry. 572 more words


21-OT and Hebrew Culture 2 - The Gods

So what did Ancient Near Eastern people believe about their gods? Did the Hebrews also believe in the same things about Yahweh? Why did Yahweh choose Israel? 53 more words