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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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11 November, a day to remember #2 From the Industrialisation

In my previous postings Feestdagen, consumeren en besparen and Is it wise to annul the Pentecostweekend I mentioned that some members of parliament did not want to scrap only Whit Monday and we looked on what happened on the 315th … Continue reading

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