WWI @ AQ header image 1
February 23, 2016  

The Easter Rising, 1916


1916 Proclamation - Public Domain


Patrick Abbot, History of Ireland, "1914 - 1919: The First World War, Easter Rising and rise ofSinn Féin," http://www.wesleyjohnston.com/users/ireland/past/history/19141919.html.

"Easter Rising 1916," Septs of Ireland, http://www.easter1916.net/.
February 19, 2016  

Trench Foot


 Public Domain Photograph


www.footvitals.com www.wsj.com

February 15, 2016  

The “Little Serbian Knight”



Image from https://historiadospuntocero.com/momcilo-gavric/


"MomčiloGavrić - Serbia.com." Serbiacom. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Feb. 2016.

February 11, 2016  
February 8, 2016  

The “Pals” Battalions


 Pals' Battalion at the Somme, from https://www.express.co.uk/news/history/684454/losses-suffered-Pals-brigades-battalions-Battle-of-Somme


Robinson, Bruce. The Pals Battalions in World War I. BBC, 3 Mar. 2011. Web. 6 Feb. 2016. http://www.bbc.co.uk/.../british/britain_wwone/pals_01.shtml.

"Carnage as 235 Pals died in 20 minutes." Accrington Observer 30 June 2006. Web. 6 Feb. 2016. http://www.accringtonobserver.co.uk/.../carnage-as-235....

February 4, 2016  

When Was The Great War?

Check out Oxford University Press's "The Greater War" series at https://global.oup.com/academic/content/series/g/the-greater-war-tgw/?lang=en&cc=us.

Music: "It's a Long Way to Tipperary," written by Jack Judge, performed by Robert Mandell Orchestra, accessed Feb 2, 2016, available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsynSgeo_Uo; and "The Battle of the Somme," performed by the 1st Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, accessed Feb 3, 2016, available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xW2ojn5agr4.

February 3, 2016  

Horses and The Great War

Horses and Men in Gasmask - Public Domain Photograph

"5 Technological Innovations from WW1." HISTORY. 2014. Accessed January 31, 2016.http://www.history.co.uk/shows/the-world-wars/articles/5-technological-innovations-from-ww1.

"History of Horses During WWI." HISTORY. 2013. Accessed January 31, 2016. http://www.history.co.uk/shows/the-real-war-horse/articles/history-of-horses-during-wwi.
Singleton, John. "Britain's Military Use Of Horses 1914–1918." Past and Present 139, no. 1 (May 1993): 178-203. Accessed January 28, 2016. General OneFile.
"Who Were the Real War Horses of WW1?" BBC News. Accessed January 27, 2016.http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zp6bjxs#z9c2yrd.
Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App