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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.
I may have … 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.

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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 (with … 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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