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Christmas Truce 1914

November 13th, 2018 · Comments

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https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/the-real-story-of-the-christmas-truce
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-story-of-the-wwi-christmas-truce-11972213/

https://www.britannica.com/event/The-Christmas-Truce

Tags: Britain · trench life · Germany · Christmas Truce

Sniping During the First World War

May 1st, 2016 · Comments

Sources

Dougan, Andy. Through the Crosshairs; A History of Snipers. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2005.

Neiberg, Michael S.The World War I Reader. New York: New York University Press, 2007.

Plaster, John L. The History of Snipingsniper.jpg and Sharpshooting. Boulder, Colorado: Paladin Press, 2008.

Pegler, Martin. Sniping in the Great War. United Kingdom: Pen &  Sword Military, 2008.

Pegler, Martin and Ramiro Bujiero. The Military Sniper Since 1914. Oxford, United Kingdom:Osprey Publishing, 2001.

 

 

 German Sniper and Spotter, 1917, accessed May 2, 2016, http://www.ddoughty.com/snipers.html

Tags: chronology · technology · Britain · trench life · Germany · tactics · Sniping

Gear and Advancements of the Allies during WWI

April 27th, 2016 · Comments

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Feld-Uniformen unserer Feinde im Westen [Field Uniforms of our Enemies in the West], German poster for identifying enemy soldiers, 1914, accessed April 27, 1916, http://i.imgur.com/JV7H0bv.jpg.
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Feld-Uniformen unserer Feinde im Osten [Field Uniforms of our Enemies in the East], German poster for identifying enemy soldiers, 1914, accessed April 27, 1916, http://i.imgur.com/JV7H0bv.jpg.



See also Jonathan North, The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War I: An expert guide to the uniforms of Britain, France, Russia, America, Germany and Austro-Hungary (London, UK: Lorenz Books, 2011).


Tags: technology · Britain · trench life · Russia · uniforms · kits

Dr. Dolittle Goes To War

April 12th, 2016 · Comments

Story_of_Doctor_Dolittle.jpg Hugh Lofting's The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Being the  History of His Peculiar Life at Home and Astonishing  Adventures in Foreign Parts (1920). 


 





 First edition photo from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Story_of_Doctor_Dolittle, accessed April 21, 2016.

Tags: DefaultTag · Britain · Ireland · trench life · Hugh Lofting · Dr. Dolittle · literature

Trench Foot

February 19th, 2016 · Comments

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 Public Domain Photograph

Sources:

www.footvitals.com www.wsj.com

Tags: DefaultTag · trench life · trench foot · medical