Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Family Trip to Vimy Ridge, 1936

52C 3 6.1  20100116-002, Canadian War Museum Archive Last semester, you may recall I was working on a project on the subject of the Vimy Ridge sculptures, which involved my own experience as a tourist to Vimy Ridge as well … Continue reading

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A Matter of Life or Limb

“To amputate, or not to amputate? That is the question. Whether ‘tis nobler in the mind to suffer Th’ unsymmetry of one-armed men, and draw A pension, thereby shuffling off a part Of mortal coil; or, trusting unhinged nature, Take … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Historical Photobomb and the Missing Source

A few years back (which is the equivalent of centuries, in internet terms), I was shown this photograph by a friend of mine who knew I was interested in researching the American Civil War. The photo appears to show a … Continue reading

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