Friday, December 27, 2013

New military history research: Celts, West New Guinea 1955, WWI Australia, Nigeria-Biafra War

From Bryn Mawr Classical Review, a full review of a book discussing whether the Celts migrated west to east or east to west in Europe
 "Bear us swiftly, Boat of Mananan, to the Garden of the Hesperides" The High Deeds of Finn and other Bardic Romances of Ancient Ireland, by T. W. Rolleston, et al, Illustrated by Stephen Reid

 Gauls in view of Rome  by Evariste-Vital Luminais (Nantes, 1822 - Paris, 1896)

From the Journal of Transatlantic Studies, an abstract discussing the way NATO helped support Portuguese colonial policies in West New Guinea in 1955


From the Oral History Association of Australia Journal, an abstract on the study of the Cheer-Up Society of the First World War in South Australia
Australian World War I era propaganda cartoon by Norman Lindsay, between 1914 and 1918

 1915 - Cooee marchers from Gilgandra, WWI recruiting march, the first of the WW1 Snowball marches

 An abstract on a study done of the oral histories of disabled veterans of the Nigeria-Biafra War of 1967-1970
 Photo of General Benjamin Adekunle - a hero of the Nigerian Civil War

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