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Three Soldiers Tell Each Other Ghost Stories During A Quiet Moment In The Trenches

Three Soldiers Tell Each Other Ghost Stories During A Quiet Moment In The Trenches

Three men stood side by side in the trenches and began to tell each other camp-fire ghost stories, a way to connect to the past, and to forget about the last few days of brutality. 3,096 more words

Writing

“Lizzie’s Secret” by Rosie Clarke

I love to read novels that are set in the late 1930’s and early 1940’s.  I marvel at how those caught up in the war and before managed…those fighting and those left at home.  178 more words

Book Review

I am damaged

I am damaged. With concussion I care barely sleep, not to mention my cat howlig at one am and I just have to keep doing. My concussion is keeping me from sleping. 409 more words

Being broke and traveling

I’m very out of it from getting hit in the head yesterday. I have a goose egg and I couldn’t tie my own shoes this morning. 517 more words

Hunger on the Line

9 P July 9
St Louis  “ 9
Maj Eckert
Our Operator and repairer at
Bloomfield are refused rations this
month on my requisition on the… 127 more words

Uscivilwar

Two cooks and a Cabbage.

An amusing guide on the correct way to boil vegetables in times of austerity from British world war two educational film, this one shows you how to boil cabbage to get the best taste.

Social History

Ration Week: Day 7

My final day on rations and I started with my coveted fresh egg! If you have been following along you’ll have seen that I have been forced to use a couple of fresh eggs previously but they were stand ins for the unobtainable dried egg powder. 574 more words

Food