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Visit to Souda Bay War Cemetery, Crete

In April I was lucky enough to visit Crete twice. On the first of these visits I made my way to Souda Bay War Cemetery, just outside of Chania, to see John Pendlebury’s final resting place. 351 more words

20th Century


At school history was in books.  Now I have had the chance to live through some of our more recent history and have visited places where history happened, I begin to understand that history is not just in books, it is for real …


Travel Pics Theme: T for Thailand

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is T, for Thailand

For our final image in this series, it’s the Kanchanaburi War Cemetary. 160 more words


Spring Sunshine

Bright sunsine and deep shadows. Ivy creeping up the stones.

Just a quick visit to the cemetery today to photograph a couple of graves and some trees. 52 more words


Jews, Nuns and Soldiers

Green, peaceful and quiet, more like a park than a burial ground, the old graveyard in Offenburg is a beautiful place to spend time in, it gives you space to think and there is a lot to see and think about on the old Waldbach-Friedhof. 302 more words


"I hope before you get this that the relief of Kut will be history!"

A soldier friend of Ralph Glyn’s had been asked to tracks down where Ralph’s fallen cousin Ivar might be buried in Mesopotamia.

13th Div… 126 more words

News From The Front: The Grim Reality Of War

24th March 1919

At eight o’clock next morning we were loaded up and starting on our way…the Foret de Thiescourt, through which we passed, was very interesting. All this part had so recently been occupied by the Germans.

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