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India Gate, a memorial to known and unknown soldiers, New Delhi

India Gate, a memorial to known and unknown soldiers

Rajpath (Kingsway), New Delhi

This was Rajpath – once the Kingsway – one of the greatest ceremonial ways of the world.

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Crouching in the Cu Chi Tunnels

As I mentioned yesterday, I have been to Vietnam twice before this trip, and for decent stays too… So it does seem more than a little odd that I hadn’t yet travelled the 90 minutes out of Ho Chi Minh City to one of the most important features of Northern Vietnam’s resistance against American troops. 778 more words


New Zealand National War Memorial, Wellington

Dedicated in 1932, the National War Memorial is a powerful commemoration of the 300,000 New Zealanders who have served, and nearly 30,000 killed in wars since WW1. 114 more words


When war becomes personal...

WHEN WAR SEEMS IMPERSONAL, like simply a list of stats and battles, we need only read the names and hear the stories.

I remember the few stories my father shared of his time on the front lines during the Korean War. 520 more words

Death Railway - day 341

An early-ish start to the day saw us eating Milo cereal and fruit on our riverside veranda, watching the boats charge up and down the river Kwai. 769 more words


Flags of fallen Heroes

My wife and I visited the St.Louis Art Museum this week to view the show titled “Self taught Geniuses” and outside we noticed flags on Art Hill that represent “fallen heroes” that served in the US military and that died in recent fighting at various locations around the world. 105 more words