British and Australian soldiers buried in a mass grave in Fromelles, France in WW1 are being recovered from mass graves found recently. In a recent story on CNN World, about 250 bodies will be reburied after attempts at identification with dna. About 2300 British and Australian troops were mown down by German machine guns when ordered to attack the German trenches on July 19th, 1916.

British war dead reburied

A complete working 37mm Hotchkiss Revolving Cannon is for sale at the Cannon Superstore. The price is $95,000 and is an original 1880 gun (the ad says four barrels but I count the usual 5). The carriage is a reproduction.

pic of cannon