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Book of da Week: Batavia's Graveyard by Mike Dash

It’s time for some history with Mike Dash’s eerie Batavia’s Graveyard, a tale of mutiny, shipwreck, murder, and survival, all of it led by one charismatic psychopath. 521 more words

History

Mutiny...

Let’s abandon ship said the angry crew

for he’s a stingy, shrewd master

who’s so cranky like a shrew

and fails to pay our dues. 28 more words

The Daily Post

January 28, 1779: A fine Clear and Pleasant morning

28th January, 1779. A fine Clear and Pleasant morning. In the Afternoon Colonel  Webbs Regiment Mutinied  and turned out under arms but was with Some Difficulty dispersed but at Night they all paraded and Marched to the Barracks where my men was and about forty of my Regiment Joined them after talking some time with them they all Dispersed and Remained in peace the night.

The Port Chicago 50: Distaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights (Steve Sheinkin)

The Port Chicago 50 were a group of African-American sailors during World War II, charged with the task of loading ammunition without proper training due to the color of their skin. 696 more words

A "Mutiny" Is Afoot Against Harnett

Some are planning a mutiny April 3oth, Saturday – next weekend.

The whole story is here: http://dailyhaymaker.com/?p=14613

The article explains the NCGOP is working to remove Hasan Harnett as NCGOP Chairman. 471 more words

TEA Party

Derelict - Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.
She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard. 161 more words

Sound Bite Fiction

J. Birmingham, W. Bryan, G. Martin, W. Stubbing, R. Offord, T. Edwards, E. Garland, J. Smith

Died between December 1857 and March 1860 and buried at St Mary’s cemetery.

“To the memory of the undermentioned Sergeants, H. M.’s 43rd Regiment, Monmouthshire Light Infantry, who died of sickness and fatigue on the ever-memorable march of the Madras column, commanded by Major-General Sir G. 77 more words

Military