Conventional wisdom (or the opinions and beliefs that are generally accepted by most people in a population) is a powerful force in society.  Even if you are someone who scrupulously avoids popular culture, you will still absorb conventional wisdom over time.  As a res...

M.K. Tod is an author of historical fiction.  She has published two novels, Unravelled and Lies Told in Silence, both set amidst the turmoil of World War I and World War II, and is hard at work on a third.  She has also been kind enough to let me serve as a g...

Raise your hand if you’ve heard of Jack Johnson.

 

Okay, now put your hand down and hang your head in shame if you thought I was talking about the soft rock/acoustic musician (the rest of you can just put your hands down).  Why would I be talking to you about someone who...

The emu is the second largest bird in the world, after the ostrich.  It is native to Australia, and is an important part of the country’s indigenous mythology, even appearing on the Australian coat of arms.  It can grow to be as tall as 6’2” and, when necessary, it can...

By this point, you’re probably asking yourself, “Is this blog All WWI, All the Time, or what?” This week’s post isn’t going to dissuade you from asking that question, but I’m going to keep it short, and move on to another, wholly non-WWI-related question next week.  I...

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