November 28, 2023

Hidden Truth: Caribbean soldier executions in the First World War by Peter Polack

Seventeen year old Herbert Morris a Jamaican from Riversdale in the parish if St. Catherine was executed on 20 September 1917 behind a church in Poperinge, Belgium. He was one of thousands of West Indian volunteers who travelled thousands of miles to war in a strange land only to die from court martial for essentially […]

The Editor Speaks: Why we remember them

This holiday weekend and more particularly this Sunday (11), is held each year to remember all those brave souls who fought for us in the two World Wars. Many lost their lives. This year is particularly important as it marks 100 years of the agreement between the Allies and Germany on November 11, 1918, to […]

War and peace

War and Peace: 10 photos commemorating 100 years since WWI By Alex Magdaleno From Mashable July 28th will mark the 102nd anniversary of the start of World War I, when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. More than 16 million soldiers and civilians were killed and more than 20 million were wounded in the years that […]

The Editor Speaks: The British ATS also forgotten heroes

Further to my Editorial concerning the forgotten Home Guard and Cayman’s tribute to them – “It was about time” at: John Evans (of ‘Tempura’ infamous fame) wrote to me concerning the British Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) that too has been largely forgotten for its role in the Second World War. The ATS was the […]