Tag Archives: 1915

Anatomy of a World War I Artillery Barrage

Originally posted on The Angry Staff Officer:
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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Centenary of Rose May Van Nuland, my mother

On the 290th day of the year 1915 in the Gregorian calendar, October 17 1915 in Tunbridge Wells, in western Kent, England, about 40 miles (64 km) south-east of central London by road, 34.5 miles (55.5 km) by rail, Rose May Van Nuland … Continue reading

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June 13: 100 years ago my father was born

On the 164th day of the year, June 13 2015, I remember the 100th birthday of my father, who passed away some years ago (+ in 2007). My dad (Ursmar Antoon Ampe) was born on a Sunday, the day after … Continue reading

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