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Sound of the Somme

Sound of the Somme: Shortfilm to tell the Story of Piper Richardson

Producers of the upcoming World War I Shortfilm Sound of the Somme are looking for supporters who would like to sponsor Sound of the Somme on Kickstarter and pledge a donation amount of their choice. Currently they have gathered $9,708 of their $16,780 goal with only still 8 days to go. World War I Shortfilm, …

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Military Tanks

What are Military Tanks? Tanks are armored vehicles that are capable of withstanding a lot of heavy machinery utilized on the battlefield. Tanks are a key component of any land warfare. What was the First Tank used in War? The British Mark I was used in 1916. It was placed into operation by the British …

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REVIEW: A Passionate Prodigality: Fragments of Autobiography by Guy Chapman

Guy Chapman’s A Passionate Prodigality: Fragments of Autobiography is an unvarnished look at an English infantry officer’s transformation from an amateur soldier to a jaded veteran. Chapman served with the 13th Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers, a New Army battalion of volunteers who had enlisted specifically for service in the Great War. Originally published in …

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Unsere Mütter, Unsere Väter – Generation War (2013)

TITLE: Unsere Mütter, Unsere Väter Five friends, the 21-year-old officer Wilhelm, his two-year-younger brother Friedhelm, and the 20-year-old Viktor, Greta and Charlotte (called by their friends Charly), meet in Berlin in the summer of 1941 to say good-bye. Wilhelm and Friedhelm have to be soldiers of the Wehrmacht and will be sent to the Eastern …

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REVIEW: The 51st (Highland) Division in the Great War by Colin Campbell

Book Review of The 51st (Highland) Division in the Great War – An Engine of Destruction, by Colin Campbell. The 51st Highland Division was officially formed in 1908 in a reorganization of the Territorial Army, as a collation of all the kilted Highland regiments. Over the years that followed, until its deactivation in 1967, the …

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