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Will R. Bird’s “Kind to Dogs” (1931)….

This is the eighth post in an ongoing series where I’ll be posting PDF’s from my collection of WWI era pulp magazines. One of my long-term projects is to eventually track down some of the Australian & New Zealander fiction … Continue reading

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Will R. Bird’s “Ghost Bayonets” (1930)….

This is the seventh post in an ongoing series where I’ll be posting PDF’s from my collection of WWI era pulp magazines. The ghost of Will Bird’s brother Stephen features prominently in both of Will’s memoirs of the war: 1930’s … Continue reading

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Will R. Bird’s “Bandages” (1929)….

This is the sixth in an ongoing series where I’ll be posting PDF’s from my collection of WWI era pulp magazines. Two of my guilty pleasures are detective stories and spy novels; as I wade through the war-themed pulp fiction … Continue reading

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Will R. Bird’s “Strike Me Pink!” (1930)….

This is the fifth in an ongoing series where I’ll be posting PDF’s from my collection of WWI era pulp magazines. Will Bird’s stories do get stronger once the 1930’s roll around: his pacing gets better, the stories become more … Continue reading

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Will R. Bird’s “The Major’s Prisoner” (1928)….

This is the fourth in an ongoing series where I’ll be posting PDF’s from my collection of WWI era pulp magazines. Today’s story by Will R. Bird is entitled, The Major’s Prisoner and appeared in the January 5th, 1928 issue … Continue reading

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Will R. Bird’s “Heap Bad Medicine” (1927)….

This is the third in an ongoing series where I’ll be posting PDF’s from my collection of WWI era pulp magazines. Today’s story is one of Will R. Bird’s very early efforts, Heap Bad Medicine from the November 10th, 1927 … Continue reading

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Will R. Bird’s “Impressions of Passchendaele” (1934)….

One of the many veteran’s associations that emerged after the Great War was The Ypres League, dedicated to preserving the memory of those who fell in the salient and to “keep an ever-living memory of their fellowship….with the survivors” (The … Continue reading

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