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Ragnvald went to war in 1918

100 years ago this month, my dad’s father, Ragnvald Duesund Bergeson (on the right in the picture above), enlisted in the United States Army. The United States had been involved in… 518 more words


à Votre Santé

It’s funny. It seems that the nicer the weather is the more we explore… but the more we are out, the less time I have to tell you all about it. 836 more words

European Travel

Wars and wines (minus cycles)


Four years ago, AGMA borrowed a friend’s DVD set of Steven Speilburg/Tom Hank’s WWII HBO miniseries Band of Brothers (some 13 years after it aired.) It follows Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airbourne Division from their training in Toccoa, Georgia (right up the road from us!) to D-Day through V-E Day. 1,288 more words


V is for Verdun


Walk as far as you’re allowed.

‘Interdit. Verboten. Forbidden.’

For the grey earth still yields

a deadly iron harvest.

Stop and gaze around.

You’ll see green undulating hills, 56 more words

Verdun auditorium to be renovated

Plans to renovate the Verdun auditorium will finally be moving forward with work slated to begin in May.

After years of waiting, it seems residents are about to see big improvements that they say are sorely needed on the 80-year-old building. 262 more words



Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Neath Verdun, August-October, 1914 (Maurice Genevoix) at Booksamillion. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the //worldcat/oclc/609677553 a schema:CreativeWork; rdfs:label ” Neath Verdun, August-October, 1914.” ; schema:description ” Online version:” ; schema:isSimilarTo //worldcat/oclc/2917391 ; Neath Verdun : August-October, 1914. 239 more words



1916 was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1916th year of the Common Era (CE Topics Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France, 1916, World War, — Campaigns France, Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France, 1916, World War, — Campaigns France Publisher New York : A.L. 486 more words