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Review: The Somme (Barton & Banning)

The Somme.*

Most of the books I review on this blog I have read twice. I’m working my way through my third trip into this one, and it’s slow going. 418 more words

Libraries and Archives Canada Has Over 333,000 Files In Its WWI Soldiers Database

Libraries and Archives Canada has an update the digitization process for its WWI soldiers database. “As of today, 333,687 of 640,000 files are available online in our Soldiers of the First World War: 1914–1918 database….Library and Archives Canada is digitizing the service files systematically, from box 1 to box 10,686, which roughly corresponds to alphabetical order.”

Tweaks & Updates

Plague Ship Leviathan

The early 1900’s and 1910’s saw the launch of many famous super liners –ships designed to carry thousands of passengers across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe to the Americas in luxury and comfort. 502 more words


Events on in Melbourne

Monash University Publishing and Victorian Trades Hall Council are delighted to invite you to the launch of The Conscription Conflict and the Great War

Edited by Robin Archer, Joy Damousi, Murray Goot and Sean Scalmer…

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Events Of Interest

Hot off the Press-Pensacola Journal Date Range Expanded

We’re constantly working towards digitizing more content at the Florida and Puerto Rico Digital Newspaper Project. Today we’re happy to announce that 8,850 new pages of the… 87 more words