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  • Svoboda

    p. Svoboda (real name unknown) was born in Russia during the late 1700s. From comments let slip in conversation, it is generally known that she was born into the noble boyar class, was raised a ‘tomboy’ by her widower father (a cavalry …

  • Nathan McKinney

    Nathan McKinney was born c.1895 in Omaha, Nebraska. He joined the U.S. Army in 1915 to fight in The Great War. He was trained as a new kind of soldier: a fighter pilot. By war’s end he had 24 confirmed kills over France and Germany. Mustering out, he …

  • Josiah Stone

    Josiah Stone was born c.1835 in Arkansas, to a family of poor sharecroppers. His early life was a litany of failure: he failed as a farmer a shopkeeper, a husband, and a father. Josiah finally found his niche as a Confederate soldier: he was good at …

  • Valtr Lanik

    Valtr Lanik was born c. 1845 to an upper-middle-class family in Praha, Czechoslovakia. Showing an aptitude for art and music and a disinclination for hard work, Valtr was duly enrolled in the city’s ancient University in the mid 1860’s and began living “ …