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The Landscapes of Paul Nash.

An exhibition of Paul Nash’s paintings is wandering around the country. They were in London last year; now they are in the Sainsbury Centre… 1,458 more words

Reflections Upon Contemporary Events.

Walkden Medalist Killed

The following article appeared in a Leigh newspaper on the 3 August 1917 and contains details of a very personal letter from the soldier’s commanding major. 491 more words

World War One

July 18th

On this day in 1925, Adolf Hitler published the first volume of his seminal piece, Mein Kampf. Entitled A Reckoning, the book outlined Hitler’s upbringing in Austria, increasing anti-Semitism and Darwinian, militaristic worldview. 799 more words

On This Day

Young Radicals: In the War for American Ideals

The Short Version: In the 1910s, a constellation of young idealists thought that the world was headed towards the utopia they were envisioning. When World War One breaks out, they – and their still-young nation – must grapple with the cold realities of a world that might not be ready for them. 857 more words

Books

Replica WWI fighters on display this weekend at The Spirit of Flight Aviation Museum

Londoners have their chance to see two replica First World War fighter planes this weekend at the The Spirit of Flight Aviation Museum.

The planes swooped down at the London International Airport on Friday, and are part of a national tour called Vimy Flight. 586 more words

News

1917: The July Scandals

By summer in 1917, the Provisional Government and Petrograd Soviet were stuck in gridlock in the capitol, and Russia continued to lose ground and soldiers’ lives in the Great War. 808 more words

History

Rangeworthy: Windows to the souls

At twenty years of age, he was the youngest son of Joseph and Lucy Hull. Educated privately, he had studied at Birmingham Technical College. He was an art student at the Birmingham School of Art before he became a Second Lieutenant in the Worcestershire Regiment after gaining a commission from enlisting in the Birmingham City Battalions where he had spent a year in the ranks. 449 more words

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