All Blog Posts Tagged 'German' (3)

ANZAC Day Centenary - 25th April, 2015

The centenary of ANZAC Day is approaching, (ANZAC Australian and New Zealand Armed Corps), which commemorates the anniversary of the first engagement of those southern hemisphere troops, at Gallipoli, Turkey in April…

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Added by Brian Nolan on April 21, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

MV Kerlogue at War: Serving Neither King Nor Fuehrer, But Humanity: PART 2 OF A 2-PART SERIES

By Marie-Claire McGann

Special to TheWildGeese.com

Sixty years ago this month, the 11-man crew of this Irish cargo ship braved tempestuous seas and possible RAF attack to save 168 German sailors from drowning. Her experience was emblematic of the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 4:30am — No Comments

MV Kerlogue at War: Serving Neither King Nor Fuehrer, But Humanity

Courtesy of Kenneth King

Seen here in its wartime colors, plying the seas alone, the 142-foot long Kerlogue made an easy target. The EIRE markings…
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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

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