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Where a Generation Gave its Soul

In February 1916, the German Army unleashed a surprise offensive against the French defenders in the Verdun sector of the Western Front. Verdun was one of the fortress cities built by the French after the 1871 war. 1,636 more words

Allies

Reflections on the Global Jihad In France

Irish statesman, Edmund Burke, entitled his seminal treatise “Reflections on the Revolution in France,” and so too do I reflect on the Culture War currently underway. 946 more words

Social Warriors

Vive la République

It’s been a very strange and hectic first week in Paris.

On Wednesday, I was working near to the Arc de Triomphe. So when I had my 90 minute lunch break, I thought I’d take a trip up to the top to look out over Paris. 453 more words

Je Suis Charlie march in Vienna, 11 January 2015

On my way to an art exhibition (which I never got to) I stumbled across the Je Suis Charlie march in Vienna.

It started with only thirty people outside the French embassy. 49 more words

Travel

Domaine du Vallage - Pasteurised Cow's Milk & Not For Vegetarians

Bonjour Pour Vous,

This week as I’m sure your all aware a terrorist attack took place at the Charlie Hebdo offices in central Paris, followed by several other attacks and situations in close proximity. 416 more words

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