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2 November 1917 : Smn Joseph James Schultz


Joseph Schultz emigrated to the USA and was living at Fort Wayne, Indiana when he enlisted into the US Navy on 26 April 1917. On 2 November 1917 he was a passenger on a launch being used to transport crew members to the USS Michigan which was at anchor off the US coast. The launch capsized, drowning many of the passengers, Joseph amongst the…

ONLINE Zoom Meeting - The Battle of Warsaw, 1920 by Alan Leakey and Branch AGM


The Battle of Warsaw, 1920 by Alan Leakey and Branch AGM Alan’s presentation will follow the branch AGM.  Please note the timings of the evening which are: 19.15                     Zoom session opens  19.45                     Branch AGM 20.00 (ish)         Alan’s presentation The First World War came to an end on 11th November 1918 on the We…

In the Centennial Footsteps of the Great War from Sarajevo to Versailles VOL I  by Attila Szalay-Berzeviczy


It is an ambitious author and photographer who states that the aim of his book is to ‘help prevent the Third World War’, but from someone who is now Hungary’s Ambassador to France, I applaud his ambition that if we ‘understand the reasons and the consequences of the First World War’, we can understand the reasons and consequences of all war, let al…