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War Memorial Rededication

A recent Retiree News post covered how the War Memorial Municipal Auditorium evolved to the Honolulu International Center, and finally to the Blaisdell Center.

There was rededication ceremony of the Blaisdell Center War Memorial Plaque on November 10, 2015.  22 more words


Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem"

On May 30, 1962, the Cathedral of St Michael in Coventry, England was packed to the brim for the première of Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem… 156 more words

Public History


War, or remembrance, stops for no man. Or the rain. A typically grey and wet November morning greeted this year’s remembrance services, and for me the location was Milnrow Memorial Park (near Rochdale), not Crewe for the first time in years. 190 more words

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We manage to avoid the rain

Tuesday 10th September 2015

Tuesday was another bleak day with heavy rain forecast for mid-morning. I had been planning on taking Max to Canford Heath, but when Jez decided she wanted to come too I changed my mind and took both dogs to Broadstone Rec. 185 more words


We now call it "Victory".

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Victory.”

Does this image look like Victory or Loss?

We now see the First World War as a victory.  

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American Historic Sites

Veterans Day Honor

Being that it’s Veteran’s Day, I decided to give honor to my late grandfather, Earl Bailey. There are many people I know, both within my family and outside of my family, who have faithfully served this country, but I wanted to give my grandfather some time in the spotlight since he passed away a little over four months ago. 387 more words

Air Force

War Memorial on Skelderskew Moor

Robbie Leggett and Alf Cockerill were boyhood friends who knew these moors well. Later they both became shepherds for the Gisborough Estate. When the First Work War broke out they were amongst the first to join up, taking off to London to join the Grenadier Guards. 62 more words