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Graves at Estaples

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World War One Photo: Bullecourt

The picture looks like ground zero. Soldiers and men, slowly emerge from the debris.  The back of the photo reads “near Bullecourt,” France. A village prone to devastation, it was destroyed in the sixteenth century, and then in 1917.  The … Continue reading

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Bluebeard: Fairy-tale or Horror?

The Parisian Charles Perrault helped to establish the modern day fairy tale. His novel “Stories or Fairy Tales from Past Times with Morals,” was written in 1697. Rather than the clean aseptic fairy-tales we have today, his stories read like … Continue reading

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World War One Photo: Mont St. Kemmel

In a shell hole… A brief respite;  return to mother earth.  Men that have seen too much bloodshed take a moment to shave.

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World War One Photos Found!

While in the basement of my infamous  family home, I found  a series of rolled up World War One Photos.  They are AMAZING!  I can’t wait to share them- I want to do some research first. My grandfather was a … Continue reading

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