Tag Archives: WWI

The 1914 Christmas Truce

From History.com: Just after midnight on Christmas morning, the majority of German troops engaged in World War I cease firing their guns and artillery and commence to sing Christmas carols. At certain points along the eastern and western fronts, the … Continue reading

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28 July 1914 – WORLD AT WAR – 100th anniversay of WWI

One hundred years ago, World War I began. The world hasn’t been the same since. Today a friend sent a pic from Business Insider which I now share. The other photos give a sense of what trench warfare was like. … Continue reading

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World War I – 100 years out

28 July is the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I. CNS has a brief video you might like to view.  Interesting footage of Pope Benedict XV. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfYuOxUWyC0&feature=player_embedded

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Of GI bones and Combat Rosaries and a 90 year burial delayed

This is a great email.  For your Just Too Cool file! RE: the Combat Rosaries, I received mine (ordered several for family members) today and, holding them, recalled how blessed I was in July 2010 to attend the Catholic burial … Continue reading

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In living, and dying, color.

Someone sent a link to rare color photos from World War II. Here is one: And another:

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