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The Russo-Japanese Origins of WWI (War and Peace in East Asia, Lecture 6)

It’s not often that I write multiple entries on a single lecture, but there’s another point worth returning to in our broader discussion of the Russo-Japanese War. 692 more words


Dispatches from the U.S.S. DeKalb: Introduction

This past holiday season, my father passed on my great grandfather’s journal, which chronicles his service on the U.S.S. DeKalb during the First World War. 134 more words


Should the United States have ratified and signed the Treaty of Versailles?

No I don’t believe the United States should have ratified and signed the Treaty of Versaille. The Treaty of Versaille did not include most of what President Wilson points. 84 more words

Should the U.S have been involved in WWI?

I believe the United States should have been involved World War I even though it was one of the bloodiest wars they had ever fought in. 363 more words

Second World War Club For Wartime Fiction

Today’s the first anniversary of a new Facebook group, Second World War Club – well, I’m exaggerating a bit. The group is a week old but it’s off to a good start. 214 more words

Historical Fiction

Celebrating Legends, Folklore & Spirituality 365 Days A Year for February 4th - King of Frost Day

February 4

King of Frost Day

Prior to World War I, a fair was held on this day in London to honor the King of Frost. 65 more words

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Treasure Chest Thursday

While researching the story behind one of our family war heroes, my Great Great Uncle John J. Carey, I found out about a resource at the National Archives. 169 more words