Posts tagged: Annie Oakley

O is for Annie Oakley

Having been to the premiere of Peter Jackson’s They Shall Not Grow Old last night – a film I thoroughly recommend – it seemed appropriate that my offering this week should have a connection to World War One.

You may not know the name Phoebe Ann Moses, but you will recognise her by her stage name – Annie Oakley, sharpshooter and star of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. Read more ›››

O is for Annie Oakley

You may not know the name Phoebe Ann Moses, but you will recognise her by her stage name – Annie Oakley, sharpshooter and star of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show.

Her name is synonymous with the world’s view of life in the American west, but she is also the subject of one of the more intriguing ‘what ifs’ of history. Read more ›››

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