World War I

World War I Mortality Figures. 8.9 Million Dead.

by Daniel Russ on July 6, 2012

  No two sources really quotes the same numbers. So these are rough median figures. Austria – Hungary   1,200,000 Belgium – 13,716 United Kingdom – 900,000 Bulgaria – 87,000 France – 1,375,000 Germany – 1,773,000 Greece – 5,000 Italy – 650,000 Japan – 300 Montenegro – 3,000 Portugal – 7,300 Romania – 335,000 Russia – […]

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The French 370 mm Mortar.

by Daniel Russ on June 3, 2012

The 370 mm Mortar was a product of and for French artillery. The gun itself was so big it had to be mounted on a rail and moved slowly into a semi permanent position. The Gun was transported, then the mount was moved and  then the ammunition. The round itself had to be loaded using […]

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Sexually Transmitted Disease Warning Posters From World War I and World War II

April 28, 2012

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