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History Senryū 6 Jul 2015

From blazing Nefud

Arabs and an odd Welshman

Capture Aqaba

Poetry

July 6 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1915
The British Expeditionary Forces have been fitted with a new defense against gas attacks called a “Hypo Helmet.” It is simply a khaki-colored flannel bag soaked in hypo solution ( 120 more words

Texana

History And Other Thoughts: Edith Cavell

Originally posted on History And Other Thoughts.

“Brussels will be haunted for ever by the ghost of this noble woman, shamefully murdered. I thought no act of our enemy could surprise me further. 286 more words

20th Century

Flanders Fields by Tobias Haglund

Jack drives and I give direction. He stops at a smaller war grave cemetery in the countryside around Ypres. Large trees grow here and there, two by the entrance. 793 more words

All Stories

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4 July 1915

Ypres

We are still “in” – the same line & the same dug-out.  The weather is glorious, bright & hot, & at the present minute there is not a sound to be heard except the buzz of about two million flies.  282 more words