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Sylvia Pankhurst, women's suffrage and teddy bears

This video says about itself:

2 February 2011

This is the trailer for the inspiring new feature length documentary Sylvia Pankhurst: Everything is possible now available on DVD from the charity…

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Economic, Social, Trade Union, Etc.

100 years ago: Charles Arthur Stevens enlisted

On this day in 1915 Charles Arthur Stevens, a refrigeration engineer, signed up in Smiths Falls. He was born in Deseronto on September 25th, 1895, the son of Charles Stevens and Teresa (née Hunt). 83 more words

1910s

The Red Baron: Something Every Historical Film Should Do

So The Red Baron (2010, dir. Nikolas Mütterschön) is, overall, a rather mediocre film. Very little about it really stands out beyond the impressive dogfighting sequences, although Lena Headey turns into a pretty strong performance as Manfred von Richthofen’s nurse/love interest Käte Otersdorf. 768 more words

History

The Indian Army at Gallipoli 1915

An extract from Rana Chhina, ‘Their mercenary calling: the Indian army on Gallipoli, 1915’, chapter 11 in Ashley Ekins (ed.) Gallipoli: A ridge too far, Exisle Publishing, Auckland, 2013, second revised edition 2015). 4,409 more words

News

Podcast Theater: Blueprint for Armageddon I


In this episode of Hardcore History, Dan Carlin takes us to the beginnings of World War I.

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Life

Girl Scout messenger of WWI: Eugenia Clement.

The 15 July 1918 Brooklyn Daily Eagle discusses Surgeon General William C. Gorgas’s use of 46 Girl Scouts as messengers so that men could be released for service in World War I. 108 more words

American Women

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

Set deep in World War I, All Quiet on the Western Front follows young German recruit Paul Baumer as he details his wartime experiences from signing up for the war with his graduating class to fighting in the trenches of the unforgiving Western Front. 500 more words

Book Reviews