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Legacies of Captivity, June 2017 – New Speakers Confirmed

We are delighted to announce that several new speakers have been confirmed for next summer’s 6th International FEPOW History Conference, held in conjunction with the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. 69 more words

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Transcript: Russian LNR Mercenary Admits LNR Shells Occupied Donbas Territories

It has long been known that Russia’s army, and its DNR and LNR proxy forces shell civilian structures in the occupied territories of the Donbas region of Ukraine. 568 more words

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Poison Gas, John McCain, Sydney Schanberg and Lying Media

Main stream media has me more irritated than usual lately. Especially when I hear about gas attacks.

One of the reasons we invaded Iraq was because Hussein was or was about to use poison gas. 624 more words

I Finally Met Them.

Buried in the Woodlawn National Cemetery lay two forgotten Doyles. I first ran across them three years ago, and when I excitedly brought it up to my grandpa I was met with a blank look. 330 more words

Prisoner of war toilet roll diary now online

One of the more unusual items in the State Library’s collection is this diary written by Raymond Stewart on a toilet roll while he was a prisoner of war during World War II. 649 more words

State Library Of Western Australia

The Soul of The East

In 1944, the Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko’s mother took him from Siberia to Moscow. They were among those who witnessed a procession of twenty-thousand Nazi war prisoners marching through the streets of Moscow. 308 more words

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