Tag Archives: World War I

Word Cloud: ECSTASY

reposted in honor of Women’s History Month by NONA BLYTH CLOUD If you look up “complex” in the dictionary, you may find a picture of H.D. (1886-1961). Since most Americans and many people in the rest of the world have not … Continue reading

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July 1, 1916, the beginning of the Battle of the Somme

And I can’t help but wonder oh Willy McBride Do all those who lie here know why they died Did you really believe them when they told you the cause Did you really believe that this war would end wars … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – Wilfred Owen: “Dulce et Decorum Est”

Wilfred Owen, one of the great poets of World War 1, was born in England in 1893. He enlisted in 1915, and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Manchester Regiment. By early 1917, he had undergone several traumatic … Continue reading

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