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Nautical Porn

The title of naval porn was my first thought for this piece, and than I Googled it. Not a good idea. Don’t try this at home with the kids around. By naval porn I meant nautical as in ships, old … Continue reading

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Camp Colt

This past weekend my wife and I spent some time out at Gettysburg enjoying long walks, watching our dog Maya try to find the latest new smell and did some antiquing. In the off season Gettysburg can be very relaxing. … Continue reading

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Harlem Hellfighters

With multiple book releases on the Harlem Hellfighters (and a possible movie) my only question is where are the 15mm miniatures. Will Peter Pig be releasing an American line in time to paint them for the Centenary of 1917-18? How … Continue reading

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The Wait is Over

A hundred years ago, less two days the Breslau bombarded the Black Sea port of Theodosia. A hundred and two days from now Grand Vizier expressed regret to Allies for the operations of their Navy. It is not enough. War … Continue reading

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On to Baghdad

As the Germans advanced deeper into France the British Empire was unifying to assist the home islands. The Indian Army while looking to support operations in east Africa and in France also looked at protecting the oil refineries in Mohammerah … Continue reading

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WWI Aviation is Back

I am pleased to see Will Boucher’s Blog WWI Aviation Illustration is back after a 241 day hiatus. He has produced so many great aircraft art pieces that are a boon to modelers and gamers. He has started out with two … Continue reading

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Battle of the Mons

Today is the 100th anniversary for the Battle of the Mons. While not the first or the largest battle of The Great War, it was the largest so far for the British Expeditionary Force (BEF). The British held a strong … Continue reading

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Looking for a Fort

While the spelling is different, Al-Faw or Fao I am looking for a source for an image of the fort that was along the Shat Al Arab in 1914. This fort was home to 300 Ottoman troops and did little … Continue reading

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Starbucks and Apple

Go into a Starbucks, any Starbucks any where. Where I sit now seven people working, reading or just chilling. In front of five of them are Apple products; laptops, iPhones, iPods or iPads. Well the count should be six as … Continue reading

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Mea Culpa

WordPress was acting up yesterday when I was trying to post a Passover piece. It was intended to go to My Jewish Journey.  I am sorry for any confusion to those that follow Green Fields Beyond. If you are interested … Continue reading

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