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Review: The Somme (Prior & Wilson)

The Somme.

Much Great War writing seems to resemble Western Front weather: obscured by clouds, rain and fog swirling round your head, or focused on the mud at your feet. 596 more words

WWI App Coming Soon, with Help from Educators

Today’s post comes from Kerri Young, engagement manager at Historypin, and Kimberlee Ried, public programs specialist at the National Archives at Kansas City.

The National Archives has teamed with… 354 more words

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Lieutenant Vere Norman Rowsell MC OBE Coldstream Guards

Vere Norman Rowsell (1887-1945) was born in Ceylon, the son of tea planter Norman Rowsell and his wife Florence Congreve. They were living at Abbotsleigh estate when he was born. 404 more words


WWI - The Battle of the Somme

An experienced first responder, Charlie McMannis serves the people of Chicago as a helicopter pilot with the Chicago Fire Department. When not working, Charlie McMannis enjoys learning about… 157 more words

Battle Of The Somme