Monthly Archives: October 2013

Incorruptible & Everlasting: A History of Batman

While not a traditional military history topic, my recent lecture on the history of Batman to an Cumann Staire (NUI Galway History Society) is still an interesting read. Not just for those of you interested in comic books/film, but also … Continue reading

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  In times past, well in reality in past conflicts, a soldier whose actions merited serious some recognition by his home countrymen and women could be Mentioned in Despatches. This tradition arose from Commanding Officers of various units reporting their … Continue reading

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  eamonntgardiner twitter account Dear followers,   I have established a twitter account for those of you with an interest in following matters of the nature of my blog on a more abbreviated scale! I can be found at https://twitter.com/constantg2222   … Continue reading

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Europe’s Violent Memories

Robert Gerwarth, University College Dublin, will present a paper entitled ‘Europe’s Violent Memories’ in the Long Room Hub in Trinity College Dublin, on Tuesday 8th of October. For anyone unfamiliar with Dr Gerwarth, he has written extensively on the subject … Continue reading

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