Browsing All posts tagged under »First World War«

A Centennial reminder… WW1 on the brain

February 10, 2013 by

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Just last week, while going through boxes still remaining from my move, I came across a small bag of buttons. I was glad to find them, and they served as a reminder that the centennial of the First World War (though I can’t say for sure that some aren’t vintage WW2) is not too far […]

The South and her contributions to the US military since the American Civil War

October 9, 2011 by

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I have no doubt that the South has, through the years since the American Civil War, contributed significant numbers to the ranks of the US military… and has much to be proud of, for her contributions. But, when it comes down to a break-down of numbers… has the South contributed more than the geographic area […]

Better than pictures; a few interviews with Frank Buckles

March 5, 2011 by

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Making a case for “the others who are gone”: “The First World War is not understood, or well remembered in the United States”:

Historically distracted :-)

March 25, 2010 by

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I find the older I get, I must have adult attention deficit disorder… either that, or I just get bored doing the same thing too long; better to bounce between several different projects to keep the mind fresh. On that note, while conducting research for my Cole’s Cavalry unit history project, I’ve also been compiling […]

A story for the day…

October 1, 2008 by

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It’s really interesting (at least I find it interesting, not to mention a little strange), but when I was working up a plan for my thesis (for my M.A. in history), I never expected it to go down the path that findings from research took me. Some would think that the student would have more control, but […]