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March 28 in San Antonio history...

1915 – World War I
German submarine U-28 sinks the British steamer Falaba in the Irish Sea, resulting in 104 fatalities, including one American.

1927… 55 more words


Great War Stories Project

Happy Friday, People. Please click on over to Florida International University’s WWI  #GreatWarStories project on tumblr, where my great-grand-uncle Ernst Spielmann is featured today!

Spielmann People

Restock and Coupon: Renault FT / M1917 Light Tank

This WWI favorite is back. The Renault FT / M1917 was the first tank to have a  main gun in a fully rotating turret.  The Renault can be built in French or American production releases.   75 more words


The Story Of Dietz & Watson(Or, It Just Wouldn't Be a Hoagie Without Them)

When one thinks of a Philadelphia hoagie, what kind of ingredients come to mind? Cheese? Bologna? Provolone? Well, you probably might just be thinking about all of them, because the company that’s behind the most delicious deli meats that make such wonderful hoagies is the Philadelphia-based company, … 309 more words

Company Histories

27 March 1915

(To Mary) Steent-je

We are in a very funny farm here not a bit like Talsarn It is built in a square, with a large farm on two sides & the house on the other two.  224 more words


Date: 1923

Event: Due to vast reparations payments and poor governing, German money becomes almost worthless. It now costs over 100,000,000,000 Marks to buy a loaf of bread, and it was cheaper to build a house out of money than buy one. 43 more words