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Monthly Archive

2019

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 20 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Jennifer Orth-Veillon
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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 Design for U.S.A. Trilogy cover by David Crunelle. Image source: doedemee.be  Ten years before traveling to I... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
310

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
487

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
367

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
459

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
712

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
689

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
616

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..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
536

"The End of Patriarchy": Pat Barker’s WWI Novel, Regeneration

"The End of Patriarchy": Pat Barker’s WWI Novel, RegenerationBy Jennifer Orth-Veillon, Blog Curator Legendary novelist, Pat Barker, winner of the 1995 Man Booker Prize for her trilogy, Regenerat read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
618

Army of Shadows

Army of Shadows*By Roxana Robinson   When award-winning author Roxana Robinson was writing her critically acclaimed book about a veteran of the Iraq war, Sparta, she only allowed... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
777

Writing in the Post-War World of Agatha Christie by Christopher Huang

Writing in the Post-War World of Agatha ChristieBy Christopher Huang   Agatha Christie has won the world over with her fabulous detective novels and her star character, Hercule Poirot. Less ren... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
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The Debt of WWII Resistance Writers to WWI Veterans Part 3: French Journalist Stéphanie Trouillard Traces Her Breton Family Through Both World Wars

The Debt of WWII Resistance Writers to WWI Veterans Part 3:  French Journalist Traces Her Breton Family Through Both World WarsWWrite Interviews Stéphanie Trouillard   French journalist an... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
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The Story of Freddie Stowers, the First African American Recipient of the WWI Medal of Honor

The Story of Freddie Stowers, the First African American Recipient of the WWI Medal of HonorBy Courtney L. Tollison Hartness, Ph.D.   While researching African Americans who served in the ... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
676

First I Said No

First I Said No By Mary L. Doyle   Fort George G. Meade: The First 100 Years. By Mary L. Doyle and Sherry A Kuiper. Design by Benjamin D. Rogers Fort George G. Meade held the first two-hour p... read more..

Jennifer Orth-Veillon
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A New Look at Anne Frank, Her Father, and WWI Through Literature and History: David Gillham and Peter de Bourgraaf

A New Look at Anne Frank, Her Father, and WWI Through Literature and History By David Gillham and Peter de Bourgraaf   The Diary of Anne Frank has always been known as a story of the Holocaust... read more..

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