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Catlins World War I soldiers honoured in book at Owaka launch

Owaka authors Mike and Anabel McPhee have honoured the Catlins' World War I soldiers in a book to be launched during the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day this weekend. The Catlins and the Great War ... read more

Military Bans Sale of Violent Video Game

"It's shocking that someone would think it acceptable to recreate the acts of the Taliban against British soldiers." The game also ... Past versions of the 11-year old "Medal of Honor" game have been ... read more

Little Minnesota in World War II: Book honors brave men from smallest, rural towns

Several soldiers were awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Silver Star or Bronze Star. All received the Purple Heart. "Little Minnesota in World War II" includes ... ... read more

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Revealed for the first time in nearly a century: Home-made book of photos and heartfelt pleas to come home that helped a young soldier survive WWI

A home-made book containing ... a British soldier has been revealed for the first time in nearly a century. The pocket-sized keepsake was made for Osborne Wrigley by his then girlfriend Dora Pimley ... read more


The Battle of Belleau Wood was brutal, deadly and forgotten, but it forged a new Marine Corps

Catlin stood on a rise in the ... they were about to launch a bloody new era in the history of the Corps. Next month marks the 100th anniversary of the largely forgotten World War I Battle of Belleau ... read more

War Resister On Trial For Iraq Stance

Anti-war ... honor and integrity refuse that order," Watada said in a video statement released at a June 7 news conference. Despite having already been charged, he spoke out again in August, at a ... read more

Montreal-born hero of Dunkirk honoured at park near his home

The Canadian-born hero of Dunkirk has been honoured with a plaque ... the Royal Navy during the First World War, and remained in the navy for decades, and ended up playing a pivotal role in the ... read more

The extraordinary feats of Australians awarded the Victoria Cross in World War I

They are the brave World War I soldiers who fought on the battlefields of Gallipoli. A new book detailing some of the unforgettable and courageous stories of exceptional Australian servicemen who made ... read more



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