Tag Archives: WW I
History shows that, in times of war, neutral countries haven’t always been completely neutral. https://tinyurl.com/2ax5hugg
War Crimes is a term kids will have been hearing a lot about lately, and older ones can be encouraged to learn more about past crimes that were labelled such, and express their opinions on both those and what’s going on in Ukraine and other places around the world today. https://kids.britannica.com/students/article/war-crime/277652 https://www.history.com/news/war-crime-international-criminal-court
For Russia and Ukraine to be at odds is, sadly, by no means a new scenario. https://www.npr.org/2022/02/12/1080205477/history-ukraine-russia
This isn’t the first Christmas to be impacted by an epidemic. And, back then, people had the aftereffects of a world war to deal with as well. https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/local/door-co/2018/12/14/history-spanish-influenza-almost-stopped-christmas-coming/2313286002
Music has helped both civilians and troops get through wars.
The 1918 pandemic did not get the name ‘Spanish Influenza’ because it originated in Spain, or, as was thought at the time, because Spain was the country hardest hit by it. Spanish Influenza was called Spanish Influenza because it started during WW I, when most countries were censoring information about a lot of things, including […]
November’s history based or bygone era book suggestions. Ages 3-7 The Cat Who Lived With Anne Frank by David Lee Miller (WW II) The Little Hen & The Great War by Jennifer Beck (WW I) Renato & The Lion by Barbara DiLorenzo (WW II) Ages 7-9 Canadian Flyer Adventures # 9: All Aboard! by […]