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Nouveau Riche (Here Lies a Soldier part 17)

By Meg Sorick. Find other parts of the story and a family tree, here.

January 2, 1913

“Hello, Ada,” Hugh said, his eyes twinkling.

I blushed. 688 more words


The Last WWI Pilot from Wyoming

As a young man, Herman Kreuger dreamt of being

a pilot.  During World War One, he got
his wish – serving in the U.S. Aviation Service piloting Italian bombers in northern Italy. 500 more words

Wyoming At War

Spotlight: Baking in WWI

Ever wonder what people of the past were munching on? Well, in WWI, due to food rationing efforts, they were munching on some classic desserts made with unusual ingredient substitutions. 100 more words


The Origins of War

We all know the story. In Sarajevo, on June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip -a Bosnian-Yugoslav Nationalist- shot and killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary- the event that escalated the world into war. 620 more words


Coronel and the Falklands

The book “Fatal Choices, Wargames, Decisions and Destiny in the 1914 Battles of Coronel and Falklands” by Seth Owen includes historical and non-historical wargame scenarios associated with the cruise of the German East Asia Squadron. 629 more words

Miniature Wargames