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Monthly Archive

2019

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 27 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Jennifer Orth-Veillon
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Visions of War and Peace - WWI Literature and Authority by Phil Klay

Visions of War and Peace - WWI Literature and Authority By Phil Klay   "Froth-corrupted lungs," "a ballet,"  "lies," "the most wonderful war in the world." These terms present the diverse... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
353

Movies That Made Me - A Farewell to Arms by Jenny Pacanowski

Movies That Made Me - A Farewell to Arms By Jenny Pacanowski Image from A Farewell to Arms (1957) with Jennifer Jones and Rock Hudson. Image source: weebly Often people ask me at events if I started... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
513

When the War Didn't End by Rob Bokkon

When the War Didn't EndBy Rob Bokkon   The stench of chlorine gas blew away into the wind.  The clatter and slap of tank treads, the angry wasp hum of airplanes, the cries of the dying a... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
518

They Shall Not Grow Old – and Neither Have We by Teresa Fazio

They Shall Not Grow Old – and Neither Have WeBy Teresa Fazio Image from Peter Jackson's film, They Shall Not Grow Old. Image source: Battleground State News This past January, amid headlines of US n... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
589

“They were mortal, but they were unconquerable.” Willa Cather and the WWI Memorial in Washington

“They were mortal, but they were unconquerable.”  Willa Cather and the WWI Memorial in WashingtonBy Mark A. R. Facknitz   What does it mean that Willa Cather 's words from her novel, One o... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
618

"The Land Remembers" and "Zone Rouge" by Amalie Flynn

"The Land Remembers" and "Zone Rouge"  By Amalie Flynn    Amalie Flynn, author of the memoir Wife and War: The Memoir, her story of surviving 9-11 and her husband's 15- read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
624

How to Remember Your Ancestors’ Names by Drew Pham

How to Remember Your Ancestors’ NamesBy Drew Pham   When WWrite asked veteran and The Wrath-Bearing Tree editor, Drew Pham, to contribute a post, we received a poem that tra... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
550

Waking Up to History: John Dos Passos, the Cut-up, and WWI by M.C. Armstrong

Waking Up to History: John Dos Passos, the Cut-up, and World War IBy M.C. Armstrong   When M.C. Armstrong traveled to Iraq as a war reporter, he took with him the work of WWI volunteer ambulanc... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
571

The Debt of WWII Resistance Fighters to WWI Veterans, Part 4. French-Jewish Intellectual Marc Bloch - A History Lesson

The Debt of WWII Resistance Fighters to WWI Veterans, Part 4. Marc Bloch - A History LessonBy Jennifer Orth-Veillon   On June 16, 1944, ten days after the Americans landed in Normandy... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
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The Red and the Gray

The Red and the Gray - Ernst Jünger in the Great WarBy Elsa Minisini In 1914, Ernst Jünger entered the war with weapons and notebooks. He came out of WWI alive with his seminal novel, one of the... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
609

All the Way Home by Jane Clarke

All the Way Home By Jane Clarke   The Irish experience of the First World War has been largely overlooked and even denied until relatively recently; now we know that 210,000 Irish soldiers fou... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
780

The Weariness of the Thing - "The Boys Who Live in the Ground"

The Weariness of the Thing - "The Boys Who Live in the Ground"By Connie Ruzich Of the American aviators who flew over enemy lines in the war, only fifteen percent were left after the signing of the a... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
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History Between Humor and Tragedy: Musings on Robert Graves' Memoir, Goodbye to All That

History Between Humor and Tragedy: Musings on Robert Graves' Memoir, Goodbye to All ThatBy David James *When thinking about the First World War, I am reminded of a quote by Jorge Luis Borges about ... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
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Ellen N. La Motte's The Backwash of War. Did a Censored Female Writer Inspire Hemingway’s Famous Style?

Ellen N. La Motte's The Backwash of War. Did a Censored Female Writer Inspire Hemingway’s Famous Style?*By Cynthia Wachtell    Everyone knows Hemingway, but few know of Ellen N. La Mo... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
858

WWI Touches Pablo Picasso

WWI Touches Pablo PicassoBy David Allen Sullivan   While award-winning poet David Allen Sullivan visited the Tate Museum Great War Art exhibition, he was most struck by a painting tha... read more..

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