Category Archives: World War I

Word Cloud: WARCRY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD This month marks the 99th Anniversary of the end of the Somme Offensive, also known as the Battle of the Somme. The Somme was one of the longest, bloodiest battles in human history: between July 1, and … Continue reading

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“Anthem For Doomed Youth”: A Poem by Wilfred Owen Read by Kenneth Branagh

SUBMITTED BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Anthem for Doomed Youth was written by Wilfred Owen in 1916, when he was a patient at Craiglockhart War Hospital in Edinburgh, recovering from shell shock.    

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In Honor of National Poetry Month: War Poems

By Charlton “Chuck” Stanley I first became interested in war poems when I discovered the work of Wilfred Owen. He was killed exactly one week before the Armistice was signed in November 1918. That first poem of his I read … Continue reading

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