A Time to Remember: World War I, 1916

holly-fisher1BY HOLLY FISHER
For the UAS Whalesong

As many may be aware, we are in the midst of the centennial years of World War I. This part of the 21st Century recalls all that happened 100 years ago and the ways in which our societies were changed and rewritten along new lines. During those turbulent years, old empires toppled as new countries were born, the cavalry charged against the new machine guns, and the tragic word ‘Genocide’ was coined for the first time. The shockwaves of The Great War still reverberate today, echoed in many things we now consider to be the norm. To fully appreciate the magnitude of these changes, one needs to spend time with the events. Continue reading “A Time to Remember: World War I, 1916”