Category Archives: Postcards

The Weekly Postcard No. 57

On 18th August 1917, at about three in the afternoon, according to the official report, a spark from a kitchen fire ignited a pile of straw and burned down half a city. 

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The Weekly Postcard No. 56

Oh, I do like a romantic poem.  And these two look suitably well-matched, wouldn’t you say?

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The Weekly Postcard No. 55

A day late this week, to allow you time to check out this week’s other posts.  The men in charge featured heavily on Great War postcards from all the warring nations. 

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The Weekly Postcard No. 54

Now, I’m not entirely sure why this bloke is seemingly adrift in a punt with his inamorata. 

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The Weekly Postcard No. 53

We have yet to see an American Great War postcard, and this one, showing members of 308 HQ Company at Camp Upton, near Yaphank on Long Island, New York State, in January 1918, is not only rather a good one, … Continue reading

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The Weekly Postcard No. 52

We are in the Dolomites this week, courtesy of three postcards that feature Alpine views, the first of which allows me to relate a little known tale of engineering genius. 

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The Weekly Postcard No. 51

Well, am I good to you, or what? 

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