Edith Cavell – Not A Martyr But A Nurse I WHO DID WHAT IN WW1?

Certain events of the First World War stood out in the public consciousness, were huge propaganda opportunities, and caused a great public outcry. The sinking of the Lusitania springs to mind, but one that meant far more to an empire that was actually at war was the execution of British nurse Edith Cavell. I’m Indy…

“The Crime That Shook the World” – The Execution of Edith Cavell I THE GREAT WAR Week 65

Just about anything that happened in this war was enough to cause public outrage, though many horrors eventually became almost commonplace. We’ve seen things like torpedoed ocean liners and poison gas rouse public indignation, and this week we see another one that caused a huge public outcry, the execution of a single civilian. I’m Indy…

The European Union Explained*

Where, is the European Union? Obviously here somewhere, but much like the the European continent itself, which has an unclear boundary, the European Union also has some fuzzy edges to it. To start, the official members of the European Union are, in decreasing order of population: * Germany * France * The United Kingdom *…