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26/3/1915 [Eastern Front] Russia takes Lupkow Pass through the Carpathians

The Russians overran the Austro-Hungarian province of Galicia last year. The Carpathian Mountains stand between them and the heartland of the Hungarian half of the Habsburg Empire. 94 more words

First World War

22/3/1915 [Galicia] The Fall of Przemysl

Austro-Hungarian troops have been under siege in the Galician fortress town of Przemysl since November. The situation has become increasingly desperate, with the garrison now on the brink of starvation. 141 more words

First World War

19/3/1915 [Eastern Front] The Austro-Hungarians attempt a break-out from besieged Przemysl

In Galicia, the siege of Przemysl continues. The Austro-Hungarian defenders have been holding out in the fortress city since November. They have tied down large numbers of Russian troops and blunted the enemy’s attempt to invade the Hungarian lands beyond the Carpathians. 150 more words

First World War

Don't mention the war

The Second World War is still raging.

Well bubbling along in another island dispute┬áconcerning the Kuril island chain; a grouping of volcanic islands that sit in-between Japan’s northern Hokkaido and Russian Kamchatka. 341 more words

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Blue Stain 161304: BEFORE TATTOOS WERE COOL

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NOTE: This story was written based on the notes of a sea cruise that happened over 30 years ago. 4,279 more words

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