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The Bowmen of Mons and Mars

Originally published in Fortean Times 319 (October 2014) this blogpost ponders the origins of the phantom bowmen imagined by two fantasy authors at the outbreak of the First World War. ‘They were like men who drew the bow, and with another shout, … Continue reading

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On Tour With The Angels

August-September marks the 100th birthday of ‘the greatest urban legend of the 20th century’ – The Angels of Mons. The inspiring tale of desperate Tommies saved from annihilation by the Kaiser’s troops via the intervention of shining angel warriors – … Continue reading

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The Angel of the Golan Heights

As the centenary of The Angels of Mons, the greatest urban legend of WW1, approaches, I am on the look out for rumours and stories about supernatural intervention in modern warfare. So I was pleased to read a contemporary story in … Continue reading

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