‘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…

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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 Cambr…

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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 …

The ‘Australian Anzacs in the Great War 1914-1918’ and ‘New Zealand Anzacs in the Great War 1914-1…

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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…

Many of those with a passing interest in the First World War may be familiar with the semi-autobiogr…

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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 a…

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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 Cornel…

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

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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 Wa…

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

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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 1…

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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…

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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…

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Revist 'The Camera Returns' (47) Beaucourt-en-Santerre with Google Street View

Revist 'The Camera Returns' (47) Beaucourt-en-Santerre with Google Street V…

The Camera Returns (47) Beaucourt-en-Santerre. Original research by Steve Wall and Bob Grundy. Trav…

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The Advance Beyond Kilimanjaro German East Africa (now Tanzania), March 1916

The Advance Beyond Kilimanjaro German East Africa (now Tanzania), March 191…

Whilst the 2nd East African Division under Major General M J Tighe prepared to fight the battle of L…

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