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Ireland’s Wars: Mons

The early days of the war in Europe, for the men of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) anyway, were a helter-skelter affair of rapid mobilisation, a boat ride across the Irish Sea or English Channel and a march through the … Continue reading

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NFBs Decisive Battles Of The World: The Marne

Heading back to 1914 and perhaps the last fight of Eric Hobsbawm’s “the long nineteenth century“. Name: The First Battle of the Marne The War: The First World War When: 5 – 12 September 1914 Where: Along the Marne River to … Continue reading

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