Now all roads lead to France and heavy is the tread
Of the living; but the dead returning lightly dance.
Edward Thomas, Roads

Friday, October 25, 2019

Don't Miss the October 2019 ST. MIHIEL TRIP-WIRE

This month we present our usual dozen articles in our monthly newsletter, plus all our usual features. In our September issue we concentrate on the war in Flanders, especially the process of reclaiming the battlefield for normal, civilian life.

Maori Pioneers Building a Plank Road on the Western Front

  • Commentary: Meeting King Baudouin
  • The Homefront: Flanders After War
  • Gas Warfare in Flanders
  • A War Never Ends

This Month's WWI Classic Film Recommendation

  • Then and Now Feature: Hotel-de-Ville, Audenarde, Belgium
  • Authors Ralph Mottram and Henry Williamson on Returning to Flanders
  • Looking at the Iron Harvest: Nine Valuable Online Sources
  • Coming Events and Battlefield Tours

British gas barrage on Le Bizet Hamlet south of Ploegsteert
on 7 September 1918

  • Restoring the Cloth Hall at Ypres  
  • The Maori Memorial at Zonnebeke, Belgium
  • HMS Furious: From Battlecruiser to Aircraft Carrier
  • 100 Years Ago: President Wilson's Stroke

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