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The Historical Discussion Thread: All Discussion Pertaining to History is Welcome (Formerly Also: "Historical Events Corresponding to the Current Date; Posted Throughout 2014") — Page 10

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Blackbeard is awesome

I can answer almost all questions anyone might have about the Sith from Star Wars Legends, and please do PM me for the bd25 DEED(Despecalised Editions), as I have this version, though I can’t answer technical questions about them. Auntie Derry/Rumpelstiltskin.
Do not go gentle into that good night, Though wise men at their end know dark is right, They
Do not go gentle into that good night. “Stay Phrosty” - Lemar Kentell, my other half. Feel the love.

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‘They Shall Not Grow Old’ review – Peter Jackson’s electrifying journey into the first world war trenches…

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/oct/16/they-shall-not-grow-old-review-first-world-war-peter-jackson?

^ with 1 minute video.

Really hope the BBC or other free national tv channel snaps this up and shows it soon.
 


Why don’t you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? And say something righteous and hopeful for a change?

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‘On yer way, Pinochet! The factory workers who fought fascism from Glasgow’…

When Scots refused to service Chile’s jet fighters after the 1973 military coup, their protest all but grounded the air force – and may have saved prisoners’ lives. ‘Nae Pasaran’, a powerful documentary, tells their story

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/nov/01/on-your-way-pinochet-factory-workers-fought-fascism-from-glasgow-chile-coup-nae-pasaran
 


Why don’t you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? And say something righteous and hopeful for a change?

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‘A national emergency’: suicide rate spikes among young US veterans’…

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/sep/26/suicide-rate-young-us-veterans-jumps
 

& in the UK…

Ministry of Defence to study armed forces suicide rates after more than 40 servicemen and women kill themselves in last year’…

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/armed-forces-suicide-rates-mod-mental-health-problems-ministry-of-defence-tobias-ellwood-a8594776.html

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Falklands heroes were told they “lacked moral fibre” as they suffered with horrors of war

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/falklands-heroes-were-told-lacked-11587195

 

^ I’ve posted this here as despite it be ‘current news’ - issues surrounding veterans care and their well-being after they leave the services dates back for a long time now historically - something that obviously wasn’t and still isn’t being addressed enough, either through funding - or adequate psychological, emotional and professional assistance - or just a helping hand.
 


Why don’t you knock it off with them negative waves? Why don’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? And say something righteous and hopeful for a change?