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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #480 on: January 07, 2019, 01:44:16 AM »
From the Imperial War Museum, January 7, 1919.

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British troopship SS Lapland in the Brest Harbour, 7 January 1919.
https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205307511 © IWM (Q 58267)
History of the SS Lapland: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Lapland

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #481 on: January 07, 2019, 01:52:38 AM »
From the Library of Congress.  The Grand Forks Herald., January 07, 1919.
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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #482 on: January 08, 2019, 12:25:09 AM »
From the Imperial War Museum, January 8, 1919.

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A sentry of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards overlooking the Rhine, Cologne, 8th January 1919.
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The 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards on a route march in Cologne, 8th January 1919.
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A crowd outside the Cathedral watching the Guards on a route march, on the occasion of the arrival of the Guards Colours, Cologne, 8th January 1919.
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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #483 on: January 08, 2019, 01:35:18 AM »
January 8, 1919.  (No sound.)


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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #484 on: January 09, 2019, 12:29:17 AM »
From the Imperial War Museum, January 9, 1919.

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French troopship Rochambeau used to carry troops back to the United States at Bordeaux, 9 January 1919.
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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #485 on: January 10, 2019, 02:09:12 AM »
From the National Museum of the U.S. Navy.

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Lot-8311-3 WWI American Expeditionary Forces U.S. Army. View from the bridge of USS Manchuria (ID #1633) looking down on deck, showing men on board waving “Goodbye” to people on docks as whistle blows departing warning. These men are from many different organizations, St. Nazaire, France, January 10, 1919. U.S. Army Signal Corps Photograph. Courtesy of the Library of Congress. (20170224).
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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #486 on: January 11, 2019, 01:46:45 AM »
From the Library of Congress.  The Grants Pass Courier, January 11, 1919.

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #487 on: January 12, 2019, 02:14:29 AM »

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #488 on: January 12, 2019, 10:08:08 PM »
Ask me about the legendary desert Bigfoot. A.K.A the Sandsquatch and his more elusive cousin, the Albino White Sands Dunefoot.

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #489 on: January 12, 2019, 10:51:13 PM »
Nice find!

Drain that swamp!



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Haha, Do tell!  If I knew how to skin-dive I'd look that pond up.  I'm surprised that nobody has looked for it yet.

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #490 on: January 13, 2019, 12:45:40 AM »
From the Library of Congress.   The Grants Pass Daily Courier., January 13, 1919. 

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #491 on: January 13, 2019, 07:07:37 AM »
From what I have read, I am very glad I did not have to try and live through the Spanish Flu period. I don't think I would have lasted very long.
Ask me about the legendary desert Bigfoot. A.K.A the Sandsquatch and his more elusive cousin, the Albino White Sands Dunefoot.

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #492 on: January 15, 2019, 01:40:46 PM »
From what I have read, I am very glad I did not have to try and live through the Spanish Flu period. I don't think I would have lasted very long.

You and me both.

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #493 on: January 15, 2019, 01:41:47 PM »
From the Imperial War Museum.  January 15, 1919.

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Ruins of the Church of St. Leger, Lens. Photograph taken on 15 January 1919.
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The ruins of Lens seen from the church, 15 January 1919.
https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205245674 © IWM (Q 9959)

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Ruins of the north end of Lens, 15 January 1919.
https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205245677 © IWM (Q 9962)

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Re: The 100 Years Ago Thread
« Reply #494 on: January 16, 2019, 12:17:36 AM »