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Clive Purcell WWI Soldier

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Featured Image: Frank Hurley, Infantry Marching in Single File to the Front Line, Western Front 1917, State Library NSW Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony, 1 March 2022 Also see the article about Clive’s sister Annie Purcell WWI nurse. Clive Purcell WWI Soldier, Gallipoli and France/Flanders, 1915-1919 Main Points What was the Australian Infantry Force (AIF) in World War I (WWI)? …

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What is History 9: Jared Diamond Guns, Germs & Steel Overview

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   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  2 December 2018 What is History 9: Guns, Germs & Steel by Jared Diamond, 1997: Overview & Critique My what is history series somewhat naively perhaps looks at history from the broad perspective of what processes an intelligent naked ape might go through to develop civilisation. From that perspective the study of human history …

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Classic Sci Fi 3: Avram Davidson Rork!

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   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  11 November 2015    Introduction Avram Davidson Rork! Berkley Books,1965 I am hopelessly biased about Rork! by Avram Davidson. It is one of my favourite Classic Sci Fi books ever, particularly those of the short pulp variety, so far under discussion. Rork! is about 60,000 words. I am probably going to oversell it, be warned. …