Inspired-January19-Corner

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This is not the type of corner I was thinking of

when I began my search for ‘corner’ photos.

However, VC Corner, near Fromelles in France…


…was the site of some terrible fighting.

No VCs, (Victoria Crosses…our

highest bravery award at the time)

were awarded during that battle.

V.C. Corner Cemetery contains the graves of 410 Australian soldiers

who died and whose bodies were found on the battlefield.

However, not a single body could be identified.

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Word-of-Day-Challenge-Imagine

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Can you imagine what it must have been like to be ordered…

out of the relative safety of trenches at Bullecourt

to march towards the German army lines…

…all the while knowing that German machine gun posts

were set up so that they could cut down

enemy soldiers marching up this rise.

Three or four attempts were made to reach the German lines

before the English officers allowed

Australian troops to protect themselves,

take cover etc while trying to advance..

Can you imagine the carnage?

It brings tears to my eyes every time I try.

The paddock was so peaceful and calm.

Millions of lives have been lost because of politics.

I pray it does not happen again.

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Word of the Day Challenge: Imagine

Word-of-Day-Challenge-Exquisite

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Exquisite is the only  way to  describe the interior of

some of the European Historic places we visited.

The Palace of Versailles being one such example.

Whether the ceiling artwork, or…

 

 

…this craftsmanship fifteen to twenty feet above our heads.

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Word of the Day Challenge: Exquisite