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'The man will go on, unshaken and unflinching': Young Churchill's praise for Victoria Cross-winning British officer who ignored being shot three times in India

'The man will go on, unshaken and unflinching': Young Churchill's praise for Victoria Cross-winning British officer who ignored being shot three times in India | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Despite the debilitating blood loss and appalling injuries - which he modestly described as 'grazes' - Lt Col Thomas Watson insisted on heading back through the hail of bullets to help clear murderous warriors from a village in British India.
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Is it right to question Israel's right to Exist - The Petition Site

For over two thousand years the Jewish community have suffered because of their race and identity and...
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World War 1 – WW1 Military Records – Ancestry.co.uk

Search World War One service records to learn about the men who served in the military during WWI. Start learning about your past today.
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How Mary Seacole was made a saint and Florence Nightingake was smeared

How Mary Seacole was made a saint and Florence Nightingake was smeared | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
A 10ft statue of Mary Seacole (pictured) has been planned in London - but much of her fame is the undeserved product of myth-making, writes PROFESSOR LYNN MCDONALD.
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Harrowing photos show the horror of the First World War

Harrowing photos show the horror of the First World War | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
These archive images show in vivid detail the brutal conflict which began 100 years ago to the day when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, with unimaginable consequences.
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Newest Genealogy Records

Newest Genealogy Records | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
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Genocide by the Jews? - Walid Shoebat

Genocide by the Jews? - Walid Shoebat | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Douglas Murray a prominent journalist in Great Britain discusses the issues of anti Israel propaganda and anti semitism and so called Genocide by the Jews
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Archive of rarely seen photos capturing historical moments go on show

Archive of rarely seen photos capturing historical moments go on show | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The Getty Images Gallery has selected the images from its Hulton Archive, each telling its own story and forming a wider narrative on the history of photography for its 'Jewels of the Archive' exhibition.
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Incredible century-old panoramic images of First World War battlefields taken by fearless British cameramen who risked life and limb to gather intelligence

Incredible century-old panoramic images of First World War battlefields taken by fearless British cameramen who risked life and limb to gather intelligence | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The surveillance images, hailed as some of the most important photographs of the conflict, show never-before-seen views of the Western Front.
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Was Jack the Ripper a WOMAN Salvation Army worker who turned serial killer to save the East End?

Was Jack the Ripper a WOMAN Salvation Army worker who turned serial killer to save the East End? | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The bold theory has been put forward in a new novel about the Victorian serial killer, whose elusive identity has occupied criminologists for more than a century.
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The most moving love story of the first world war

The most moving love story of the first world war | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
This is a true story of wartime determination and devotion - of a young woman's passionate love that defied social convention in an era when women didn't even have the vote.
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How Many People Live to 100?

How Many People Live to 100? | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
What percentage of the population lives to 100?
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Remains of Boudicca's victims unearthed in Essex

Remains of Boudicca's victims unearthed in Essex | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Archaeologists from the Colchester Archaeological Trust discovered the skull fragment (pictured) dating back to 61AD redevelopment in the county.
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26 gold and silver pieces discovered after 2000 years in Peak District

26 gold and silver pieces discovered after 2000 years in Peak District | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Member of the public uncovered treasure hoard in Dovedale in the Peak District, sparking a full-scale excavation of the site.
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Newest Genealogy Records

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Siegfried Sasson's diaries to be put online for the first time

Siegfried Sasson's  diaries to be put online for the first time | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The diaries of Siegfried Sassoon, including his Soldier's Declaration and poem 'They', are to be put online by the University of Cambridge for the first time.
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Photographs that compare D-Day battlefields then and now

Photographs that compare D-Day battlefields then and now | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Seventy years ago, the coast and countryside of France played host to some of the fiercest fighting in the Second World War. Today, it is a haven of peace and a destination for tourists.
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The Bullingdon Club 1914: From the Queen's uncle to a Russian prince, they belonged to the wild Oxford dining society. Within four years, a quarter would die in the trenches

The Bullingdon Club 1914: From the Queen's uncle to a Russian prince, they belonged to the wild Oxford dining society. Within four years, a quarter would die in the trenches | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
This rare photograph carries an altogether greater poignancy - within a few weeks of the picture being taken in 1914, those 24 men’s futures evaporated as the world went to war.
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Rare Book Search Engine

Rare Book Search Engine | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Search for rare and out-of-print books.
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Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage

Dramatic photographs from WW1 that show the carnage... and courage | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
100 years on, the wonders of 21st-century technology now allow us to see these amazing pictures of the conflict in breathtaking full colour, giving us a much keener sense of what it was actually like to be there.
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Voices from the depths of hell: Photos show messages of love, faith and patriotism carved into walls of vast network of tunnels where men lived and died during the First World War

Voices from the depths of hell: Photos show messages of love, faith and patriotism carved into walls of vast network of tunnels where men lived and died during the First World War | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
The starkly-beautiful images bring to light the subterranean conditions soldiers of the First World War endured while sheltering from constant artillery fire.
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450,000 new RAF records released online by Findmypast | News | findmypast.co.uk

450,000 new RAF records released online by Findmypast | News | findmypast.co.uk | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Today, Findmypast in partnership with The National Archives has released nearly 450,000 service records of men of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Air Force.
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Queen Victoria was a 'very naughty' Princess, her journal reveals

Queen Victoria was a 'very naughty' Princess, her journal reveals | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Experts believe the book was used to teach Victoria, who was known as a strong-willed child, some self-control. It will go on display at Buckingham Palace.
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WWI hero who won VC was so depressed by war he considered deserting

WWI hero who won VC was so depressed by war he considered deserting | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Lance Corporal John Thomas was awarded the Victoria Cross after risking his life during World War One to obtain key battle information. But these letters reveal he thought about deserting just months earlier.
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WW1's last victim died from his bullet wounds 47 years after conflict

WW1's last victim died from his bullet wounds 47 years after conflict | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
Walter Satterthwaite, pictured, from Letchworth, Hertfordshire died of blood loss in 1963 after surgeons amputated his leg which was in chronic pain since it was paralysed on the Western Front in 1917.
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The fearless heroism of George Osborne, MC... by George Osborne, MP

The fearless heroism of George Osborne, MC... by George Osborne, MP | British Genealogy | Scoop.it
As dusk fell at on March 21, 1918, Derrick Osborne, a 20-year-old Lieutenant in the Durham Light Infantry, was killed, writes CHANCELLOR GEORGE OSBORNE.
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