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In Mesopotamia

Eleven British and Commonwealth soldiers buried in Amara War Cemetery, in what is now Iraq, died on this day in 1916. One was Gunner Albert STONEHOUSE, born in Filey in 1883, the fifth of Abraham Waugh Stonehouse and Alice SKELTON’s ten children. 258 more words


[Poem] Palindromic Irony of Cities

Thought exercise…

Haven’t referenced.

Be warned!

Just musing!

The Sumerians built Uruk

The city of the living

Backwards Kur… Opposite of

City of the dead… 28 more words

HOF Episode 8: Hunger and Collapse (Mesopotamia and Bronze Age)

No civilization lasts forever.  In fact, it’s kind of a miracle any starts at all.  The conditions must be exactly right for people to come together into urban environments.  215 more words


The Norfolk Regiment in Mesopotamia

After a well deserved rest (and undertaking more research) our Mesopotamian correspondent is back with the further experiences of the Norfolk Regiment’s officers during their captivity in Mesopotamia.  5,043 more words

Research Project

Wednesday 12 June 1918 We Lost 321

At a railhead in France several trucks loaded with heavy ammunition catch fire causing an explosion.  Several men are wounded and some lay underneath the burning trucks.  213 more words


Tuesday 11 June 1918 We Lost 388

Patrols by the Royal Air Force destroy six enemy aircraft, one by Captain William Henry Hubbard.

Cossacks supporting the Dunsterforce depart the British forward positions in Qazvin, Iran with elements of the 14th Hussars. 99 more words