Rex Warneford and the downing of LZ37

Rex Warneford and the downing of LZ37

Zeppelin raids on London had started as early as January 1915 when towns in North Norfolk came under attack. Although th…

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A Policeman on board

A Policeman on board

Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, was drowned in HMS Hampshire on 5 June 1916, when it sank just west of the O…

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‘Kitchener of Khartoum’ and HMS Hampshire

‘Kitchener of Khartoum’ and HMS Hampshire

Within Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, on the Island of Hoy on the Orkney Islands, is a memorial to the officers and men wh…

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Lewes  War Memorial by Dr Graham Mayhew

Lewes War Memorial by Dr Graham Mayhew

Erected in 1922, following a design competition judged by the Slade Professor of Fine Art at Cambridge University, Lew…

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Free access to the ‘Australian Anzacs in the Great War 1914-1918’ and ‘New Zealand Anzacs in the Great War 1914-1918’ databases

Free access to the ‘Australian Anzacs in the Great War 1914-1918’ and ‘New Zealand An…

The ‘Australian Anzacs in the Great War 1914-1918’ and ‘New Zealand Anzacs in the Great War 1914-1918’ databases are r…

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A Farewell to the Army Service Corps: The story of  'another' Ernest on the Piave

A Farewell to the Army Service Corps: The story of 'another' Ernest on the Piave

Many of those with a passing interest in the First World War may be familiar with the semi-autobiographical account 'A F…

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‘The Women of Westfield - picking up the pieces after the First World War’

‘The Women of Westfield - picking up the pieces after the First World War’

Dr Martin Purdy (Lancs and Cheshire WFA branch) recently managed a Heritage Lottery funded project at the Westfield War …

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Official correspondence following a death in the Great War – Private Cornelius Hayes, Cheshire Regiment

Official correspondence following a death in the Great War – Private Cornelius Hayes,…

The improved availability of online records has made tracing of the life and service of a Great War soldier relatively e…

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The Enemy Above: British Reactions to German Zeppelin Raids in the Great War by Frank A Blazich Jr.

The Enemy Above: British Reactions to German Zeppelin Raids in the Great War by Frank…

The Enemy Above: British Reactions to German Zeppelin Raids in the Great War by Frank A Blazich Jr. In Stand To! No. 86 …

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The Bombing of London

The Bombing of London

The Bombing of London  By Ian Castle   (Reproduced here under Creative Commons license from the 1914-18 Encyclopedia …

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The First Air Raid: Great Yarmouth by Bob Wyatt

The First Air Raid: Great Yarmouth by Bob Wyatt

This item by Bob Wyatt, the Book Review Editor for Stand To! from 1987 to 2017, appeared in Stand To! No. 27 1989. On t…

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The End of The Zeppelins

The End of The Zeppelins

This item first appeared in Stand To! No. 31 (Spring 1991). It was the 22nd piece in a series titled 'The Home Front'. …

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