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People lay flowers at a memorial to Armenians killed by the Ottoman Turks, as they mark the centenar... - AP Photo/Sergei Grits

People lay flowers at a memorial to Armenians killed by the Ottoman Turks, as they mark the centenar... - AP Photo/Sergei Grits

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, c. 1916. WWII before he would change Turkey forever.

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, c. 1916. WWII before he would change Turkey forever.

o Admin Insults Armenian Holocaust 3-18-15 Armenians worldwide will mark the centennial of the Armenian Holocaust that saw 1.5 million of their people perish barbarically at the hands of the Ottoman Turks in a jihad that is continuing today under the Islamic State.

o Admin Insults Armenian Holocaust 3-18-15 Armenians worldwide will mark the centennial of the Armenian Holocaust that saw 1.5 million of their people perish barbarically at the hands of the Ottoman Turks in a jihad that is continuing today under the Islamic State.

The roll call after a battle was ‘always a most heart-breaking incident. Name after name would be called; the reply a deep silence’. This is a detail from painting, Roll Call,  by Ellis Silas . [AWM ART02436]  The numbers killed in the Gallipoli campaign were heavy, over 100,000 men.   The Allies  lost  56,707 men  and the Ottoman Empire 56,643.  The Allies losses were made up as follows    United Kingdom 34,072     France  9,798      Australia 8,709      New Zealand 2,721     British India…

The roll call after a battle was ‘always a most heart-breaking incident. Name after name would be called; the reply a deep silence’. This is a detail from painting, Roll Call, by Ellis Silas . [AWM ART02436] The numbers killed in the Gallipoli campaign were heavy, over 100,000 men. The Allies lost 56,707 men and the Ottoman Empire 56,643. The Allies losses were made up as follows United Kingdom 34,072 France 9,798 Australia 8,709 New Zealand 2,721 British India…

The Ottoman Empire was responsible for a great many human rights violations—none more horrifying than the Armenian Genocide.  Beginning in 1915, while the rest of the world was distracted by World War One, the Ottomans turned fiercely on the Armenians, a Christian minority.

The Ottoman Empire was responsible for a great many human rights violations—none more horrifying than the Armenian Genocide. Beginning in 1915, while the rest of the world was distracted by World War One, the Ottomans turned fiercely on the Armenians, a Christian minority.

Final read of the month is an ARC of And I Darken by Kiersten White sent by the heroes at @penguinrandomhouse  I am absolutely loving this Fantasy/Historical Fiction reimagining of the tale of Vlad the Impaler so far hoping to wrap it up this evening. I'll be posting a review closer to the publication date definitely one to get excited about I think! For those interested the synopsis is below..  No one expects a princess to be brutal. And Lada Dragwyla likes it that way. Ever since she and…

Final read of the month is an ARC of And I Darken by Kiersten White sent by the heroes at @penguinrandomhouse I am absolutely loving this Fantasy/Historical Fiction reimagining of the tale of Vlad the Impaler so far hoping to wrap it up this evening. I'll be posting a review closer to the publication date definitely one to get excited about I think! For those interested the synopsis is below.. No one expects a princess to be brutal. And Lada Dragwyla likes it that way. Ever since she and…

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