Tag Archives: Colonial Wars

The Lions of Solomon

The photograph below is a caption of a Finnish newspaper article published in 1935, at the time of the crisis which preceded the Second Italo-Abyssinian War. The translation of the headline is: “Finns tend to get involved everywhere: a hundred … Continue reading

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Armistice Day and a Strasbourg Monument

The second half of this post is about a monument in Strasbourg, so feel free to skip there if you are uninterested in a discussion of French and American losses during the world wars. Today is Veterans Day, spelled without … Continue reading

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