But it is depressing and symbolic that the Defence Secretary should for a moment have entertained this squalid little notion.Because I have myself been writing a book about 1914, I have spent many hours reading the timelessly moving correspondence and diaries of men who fought.On this day in 1989, 20-year-old actor Christian Slater is arrested for drunk driving in Los Angeles, California.
On December 29, a snow storm forced one of the trains (two locomotives and 11...
The Government has not uttered, and apparently does not plan to utter, a word about the virtue of Britain’s cause, or the blame that chiefly attaches to Germany for the catastrophe that overtook Europe.
We are witnessing a depressingly familiar spectacle. Those planning the commemoration feel almost embarrassed that we won the war, and are determined to say and do nothing that might upset Germany, our modern EU partner.
Sherman is thwarted in his attempt to capture Vicksburg, Mississippi, when he orders a frontal assault on entrenched Rebels.
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