On ode to those who fought in WWI,

Lest we forget,those who selflessly gave their lives to protect a land where the indigenous population were not considered citizens and were sent off to reservations.

lest we forget, those who gave their lives for a land where only people with white skin were unwelcome.

lest we forget, the injustices of the past.

lest we . . . → Read More: On ode to those who fought in WWI,

more than 125 people were murdered to take this photo

I have always wondered about the distinctions for murder. But war is just the most effective method of mass murder. More than 125 men were killed in the making of the photo in my grandfathers photo album, but only 125 men are in it. Who know how many plants and animals were killed on the . . . → Read More: more than 125 people were murdered to take this photo

a short history of modern japan

WWII

Japan was a medieval world who’s leaders were unwilling to change. Some people wanted change and actively sought it. When the Americans forced change they took the opportunity and said never again will another country do this to us. So they built a big army, navy and later airforce. Some time later some . . . → Read More: a short history of modern japan

a long history of WWII

Britain and France joined the war to free Poland, which had been invaded by Germany an Russia. For a while Germany kicked out the Russians, and then the Russians kicked out Germany. In the end Poland was only freed in 1989. So WWII ended in 1989 even though the fighting ended much earlier. . . . → Read More: a long history of WWII