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Were poets more honest chroniclers of the Great War than war correspondents?

An essay – by Mirianna la Grasta

The Great War, best known as the First World War, was an unprecedented conflict in terms of length, weapons and casualties. 2,709 more words

History Of Journalism

The Frontline Club

On an otherwise unremarkable street near Paddington Station lies DonQui’s home away from home in London…

…this is the Frontline Club.

On the ground floor at 13 Norfolk Place, London, W2 1QJ, is the excellent Frontline Restaurant which is open to non-members. 415 more words


Following Clifford

 One summer we took an Amtrak train across America, from New York to San Francisco.  Some nights we slept on board, while the train roared west, blowing its forlorn whistle as it passed lonely crossings in the darkened plains.  2,129 more words

Second World War

The Wide Far Eastern Sea, or, Russo-Japanese War materials from the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

On this day in 1904, the Baltic fleet of Czar Nicholas II engaged the Japanese navy in the Tsushima Strait. Over the course of a two day naval battle, Russian Admiral Zinovy Rozhestvensky would lose more than 30 of the 45 Russian warships to the Japanese naval force under the command of Admiral Heihachiro Togo. 584 more words

The Wolfsonian-FIU Library

Civilian observers at Walcheren

One thing that amazed me about the Walcheren campaign (1809) was the sheer number of civilian observers who accompanied it. Was this normal? I don’t know. 1,522 more words

War Correspondents

Research and story by Clarence Simonsen

War correspondents are a special breed of men and women who continue today risking their own personal safety to capture a story, photo, or painting, and communicate the news back to the public. 2,496 more words

War Correspondents