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Today in History, March 16: 1916 – German Admiral, and commander of the German Navy Alfred von Tirpitz, submits his resignation to kaiser Wilhelm, who accepts it. 103 more words

German Destroyer Raid of 10 May 1917

In late 1916 and early 1917 the German carried out a number of raids on shipping in the Dover area and the anti-submarine net barrage across the Dover straits. 550 more words

War History

16 March 1918

Just a line or two as long as I can keep awake, It is not yet dinner time but I am extraordinarily sleepy – often the case for the first day or two in rest after a longish tour in trenches. 305 more words

March 16, 1914 A Crime of Passion

We hear a lot in election years, about “Left” and “Right”.  “Liberal” and “Conservative”.

The terms have been with us a long time, originating in the early days of the French Revolution. 936 more words

March 16 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
Daylight saving now awaits only President Wilson’s approval.  House amendments to the daylight saving bill requiring all time-pieces to be advanced one hour, beginning the last Sunday in March were accepted by the Senate. 50 more words


Review: The First World War (Reid)

The First World War.

Produced “in association with Imperial War Museums,” this is a mini-encyclopedia of Great War tanks, planes and ships, presented in the form of flash cards. 161 more words

History of Tallaght Aerodrome

Ballyroan Library presents a talk by local historian David Power on the History of Tallaght Aerodrome next Wednesday 21st March at 6:30 pm. All welcome! Booking open now at http://www.ballyroanlibrary.eventbrite.ie.