Monthly Archives: March 2015

A baby called Somme

A baby called Somme http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-31967883 Advertisements

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Inside the Kremlin’s ‘troll army’

Inside the Kremlin’s ‘troll army’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-31962644 A concept that could be concerning for historians in the future.

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A Mutual Fascination: Indians in Brighton During the First World War

http://www.historytoday.com/suzanne-bardgett/mutual-fascination-indians-brighton-during-first-world-war

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Geddes Axe Mk. 2

During the First World War, the British National Debt rose by over 1100% from £37.3 million to £359.8 million! Post war there was a concerted drive to rein in spending in public areas, especially defence spending. Sir Eric Geddes headed … Continue reading

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How to spot a Russian bomber

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To Put Down a Marker

 was an officer in the Royal Irish Constabulary, a proud Tipperary man and an international rugby player (he played the Irish rugby team which met Wales in 1881; the Welsh won their first ever international match that day, 2 Goals … Continue reading

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