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Slaughter and Stalemate in 1917: British Offensives from Messines Ridge to Cambrai

Alan Warren. Slaughter and Stalemate in 1917: British Offensives from Messines Ridge to Cambrai. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2021. Hardcover. Illustrated. 253 pages. Review by Peter L. Belmonte Publisher’s summary: This book offers a fresh, critical history of the 1917 campaign in Flanders. Alan Warren traces the three major battles fought by the British …

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Gordon Frederick Cummins

British soldier Gordon Cummins used German air raids to become a serial killer

The bravery and resilience of most who survived the Luftwaffe attacks during Germany’s World War II Blitz over London is beyond reproach. But let’s face it, some people are a–holes. Gordon Cummins is one of those (Ref.1). For the duration of the Blitz, the city’s populace was forced to shelter in darkness. Blackout curtains were placed …

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