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Anatomy of a World War I Artillery Barrage

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Shells bursting at Ypres A lot has been said about the role of artillery in World War I, in both its intensity and ferocity. On the opening day of the Somme on July…

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A good team to guaranty a musical about the First World War

Director Frank Van Laecke has proven to be at home in the market of entertainment. He has directed musical, theatre and opera productions. This year we are remembering 100 years of something which can not easily be called a ‘theatre … Continue reading

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Untoward stuff going on in American political world

Can you imagine that citizens could be against raising the minimum wage so hard-working people don’t have to live in poverty? No way there seem to say several in a land where they have found enough money and wealth to … Continue reading

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The Conquest of Normandy & The Red Army’s Advance to Warsaw, June-July 1944.

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After D-Day – The Battle for Normandy: The landings of 6th June were, of course, ‘just’ the beginning of the campaign to liberate Western Europe from the occupation of the Third Reich. Having got into the…

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In memory of racing pigeon Gustav the grizzle coloured war pigeon

On Tuesday 6 June 1944, Gustav the grizzle coloured war pigeon was released on Sword Beach in Normandy to deliver the first news of D-Day back to UK. Today, the Royal Pigeon Racing Association and NATO’s Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, … Continue reading

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How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030

Can we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of … Continue reading

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Shifting towards a cleaner economy

Around the world many countries are trying to shift towards a cleaner economy, moving away from a reliance on energy produced by fossil fuels, such as coal and gas, towards a more sustainable supply by ramping up renewable energy sources, … Continue reading

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Europese Unie moet bij de gevangenneming van de Catalaanse politici haar ware gezicht tonen

De heer Carles Puigdemont mocht na het Catalaanse referendum rekenen op enige steun van Vlaamse nationalisten en andere separatistische politici in heel Europa, maar zijn oproep aan de Europese Unie om te bemiddelen in Catalonië, werd op dovemansoren gericht. Geen … Continue reading

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For more than Three thousand people fifteen years ago this world came to an end

Today, fifteen years ago, in one nation thousands of people said good morning and said goodbye, never to think this would be their farewell kiss are last view of each other. What started as a sunny early September day, a … Continue reading

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Migration, a story of two worlds and a play toy of the media

The EESC at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn brought together Europeans with a crying heart who could see that there is not much left of the unifying spirit for which Europe got a few years ago the … Continue reading

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