A Flimsy Excuse for World War I

A Flimsy Excuse for World War I

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes An intelligence agency ignored its own government and ordered an assassination. No, not in Pakistan…. On July 23, 1914, Austrian diplomat Baron Giesl von Gieslingen delivered an ultimatum to the government of Serbia. In response...
New Zealand Style Memorial Day–Anzac Day

New Zealand Style Memorial Day–Anzac Day

Memorial Day–New Zealand Style By Matthew Wright Guest Post at Bayard & Holmes     In one of the quirks of history, both New Zealand and Australia remember their war dead on 25 April – which isn’t when any war ended. It’s the day in 1915 when both nations...