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January 20 in San Antonio history...

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John Crivelli, the fireman who was injured on January 3, when a hose cart in which he was riding overturned on Alamo Street, died this afternoon in  the City Hospital.  175 more words

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Aerial Bombing Begins in Britain

Today in History, January 19, 1915:

Germany begins aerial bombing of Britain using dirigibles, mostly Zeppelins during WWI.

The attacks would cause many deaths, but would be mostly ineffective and inaccurate. 56 more words

Guy Hedlund: A filmmaker preserving history and contributing to the Great War

Melissa Nunez, Special to the Connecticut State Library’s Connecticut in World War I Project as part of a Southern Connecticut State University journalism journalism capstone assignment. 189 more words

Newspaper Articles

The Incredible War Pigeons of WWI That Saved American Lives.

World War I was one of the first great wars during the industrial revolution. From the introduction of airplanes to the use of tanks and railway guns on the battlefield, soldiers had to contend not only with each other but with the productions of the factory floor. 764 more words

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Foto Friday - #cyw Color Your World, week 3

Here are the colors for this week’s Color Your World Challenge by Tourmaline

I have resumed working on my novel Here Lies a Soldier – a story that is set in both modern day and in the time of the First World War. 182 more words

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Richmond WW1 Diary 19 January

Men From Mortlake And East Sheen

By Peter Reder (Richmond At Home & At War project volunteer)

The memorial board in St Mary the Virgin Church, Mortlake, records the names of 175 local men who fell in the war and a further 29 names are inscribed on a plaque in St Mary Magdalen Roman Catholic Church, Mortlake. 878 more words

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission Video Tutorials: Finding Military Ancestors

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission website can help you find records of military ancestors both dead and injured. You may be able to track down a name on a memorial or an actual grave. 21 more words

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