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Winsor McCay's "Sinking of the Lusitania" is probably the first animation ever made. Twenty-five thousand hand painted drawings had to be individually photographed to create it. It is also the very first cinematic account of the sinking of the…

Visit of Admiral William Sims Grandson to Camden Fort Meagher in the summer of 2017. William Sims was Commander of the US Navy in Europe during WW1.
During WWl, over 300 British and Commonwealth soldiers were executed for desertion or cowardice - some as young as 14.
Ahead of Armistice Day, Charles Wheeler spoke to some veterans of the Great War about the executions.
10th November 2005

Jeremiah Murphy was born in St. Anne's, County Cork, Ireland during January 1891. He enlisted with the Royal Garrison Artillery on 15 March 1900, aged 19. After 8 years of service as Gunner, 6 of which were sent abroad, he was transferred to the…
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