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This souvenir of The Great War of 1914 is issued with the object of giving an artistic and true idea of the Beautiful Cities of the Nations who are now at war. The number of British Subjects who were resident in the various countries at the…

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Here, reduced to scrap iron, lies what is left of one of the Kaiser's sea pirates. Who shall tell how many ships she sunk ; how many human beings she sent to the bottom of the sea! The bones of 50,000 men, women and children lie bleaching on the…

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There is little in the peaceful scene before us to recall the terrible tragedy enacted on this very spot in August, 1914. Here, in that fateful month, 116 citizens of Dinant were pitilessly massacred by German soldiers acting under the command of…

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Cardinal Mercier (mer'sya’), prince and prelate, fearless soul whom the Germans could not bend, is speaking in the cathedral at martyred Dinant. Throughout the war his voice was raised in protest against the crimes which Germany perpetrated in…

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Towards the close of June, 1919, President Wilson and Mrs. Wilson left Paris to visit Belgium. King Albert and Queen Elizabeth met them at Adinkerke and the party proceeded to Brussels by automobile. Later, a visit was made to the devastated regions…

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Malines, one of the most charming towns of Belgium, undefended, was bombarded several times, apparently in a spirit of pure malice. On one of those occasions a hundred shrapnel shells exploded in the town. The church of Notre Dame was damaged, great…

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Looking southwest from the front of the ancient Cloth Hall across the Grand' Place of Ypres, we have here before us for all time to come a vivid glimpse of war as it actually was during four long years in that old Flemish city. Ypres was once a…

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Message on card reads "France 1/7/16 Dear Winnie, Have not had a mail for a long time the boys are becoming restless about it, we are inclined to thnk it has been sunk. I expect to hear from Clyde soon as he should be near England now; he will have…

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Message on card reads "France 9/5/18 Dear Win, Here is some more statuary for you. I have written this letter on my knee and consequently have not given much news but I know you will understand. "C'est la guerre" says the Frenchman (they blame…

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Adressed to Miss W. Lester, "Byrne", Railway Road, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia. Message on card reads "O.A.S. France 29/11/17 Dear Win, You will think I send you nothing but ruins but they are the only cards worth sending about here. Yours Stan"

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Adressed to Miss W. Leister, c/o Mrs H. Gould, "Byrne", Railway Road, Caulfield, Vic., Australia. Message on card reads "13/02/19 Dear Win, One of the many magnificant statues in Brussels, it is a great place, the buildings are wonderful and…

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Bound album of an unidentified person. This appears to be an album put together by a young Australian gentleman when on tour in Europe in 1911-1918? Consists mostly of published postcards of European places. Includes some postcards of Sydney,…