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
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
We left Mutigny this morning and headed towards Nancy in Eastern France, we will have an overnight stop at Verdun.
En-route we bought diesel at 1.36 euros and later stopped at a local boulangarie for a lunchtime baggette, time to try out my schoolboy French, whilst in the shop I bought two cakes, after all it’s Easter Sunday and we don’t have any chocolate in the motorhome! 446 more words
From Real Clear History by Brandon Christensen:
World War I is responsible for destroying Christianity as a moral order. Christianity survives today, of course, and even thrives in parts of the world, but it does so in the West as a form of resistance or as a reprieve from the day-to-day grind of life in secular democracies. 226 more words