The Things You Bring Back+

On November 8th, 2015 I had the privilege of representing the Legion at a presentation of Man, Art, Action at...

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Iron Soldier+

It’s an hour before the event is scheduled to begin. A bevy of organizers, uniformed military, first responders, and Legionnaires...

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Dear Old Blighty – July 10, 1915+

If there was one thing almost every British soldier on the Western Front wanted, it was a “Blighty”. Allegedly an...

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Cogs in the Machinery of War – June 24, 1915+

It was 10:00pm on a warm June night when a shrill blast from a steam whistle shattered the evening calm....

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A Brick Wall – May 13, 1915+

On May 13th 1915, a young Private named Horace Buckshaw sat in a trench and wrote in his diary: “Enjoyed...

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The Gloves Come Off – April 30, 1915+

Continued from “Choking on Desperation”: Night was falling on the Ypres salient late on April 22nd, 1915. After the first...

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