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Ep. 155 – Zeppelin Nights : London in the First World War – Prof. Jerry White

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Professor Jerry White, Professor in History at Birkbeck, University of London, talks about his social history about the London during the Great War. This is published by Vintage.


ONLINE: 'When Woolwich Went to War' by Steve Roberts

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In association with the Kent (East) branch of the Western Front Association  Image: Women cleaning equipment returned from the Front. (Courtesy: IWM Q 108423)     "Throughout the centuries the prosperityof Woolwich has depended upon war, or the rumour of war." About the online talk: The London Metropolitan Borough of Woolwich has long been a…


The Boys of Blackhorse Road by Malcolm Doolin

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More than simply a collection of personal, short life and service histories of the boys who as men served and died during the First World War, The Boys of Blackhorse Road is a social history of the era, which ably straddles this extraordinarily transitional era, say 1880s to 1920s. The story of the school is assiduously told; throughout it remains…