DIEPPE, France — Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr is leading a Canadian government delegation to France to mark the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe raid during the Second World War. 315 more words
World War I: Archaeological dig at the Somme turns up ‘missing’ British tank that fled due to ‘cowardice’
The Daily Telegraph has posted a new article about an archaeological dig that has turned up a WWI era British tank.
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The first major archaeological dig in 100 years at the site of one of Australia’s biggest military defeats has turned up a “missing” British tank that Aussies long thought had fled the Bullecourt battleground due to cowardice.
One hundred years ago, World War I was still raging. The Los Angeles Times has a photo here from then: 1917 draft board – Framework – Photos and Video – Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times
by Charles Richter
The period covered by Unit 5 of Joyce Appleby’s The American Vision textbook goes from 1890 to 1920, an era characterized by conflicts large and small, and varying ideas of what it meant to be ‘modern.’ The narratives presented here run very closely to those in a college-level survey, with numerous useful primary sources for students to examine. 1,119 more words