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New book unearths Chinese labourers' secret role in World War I - Straight.com

New book unearths Chinese labourers' secret role in World War I - Straight.com | World War 1 | Scoop.it
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New book unearths Chinese labourers' secret role in World War I
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“The British Expeditionary Force lied to these boys that they would not be exposed to danger.
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Scheme to restore Bishop Middleham's war memorial submitted to planners - The Northern Echo

Scheme to restore Bishop Middleham's war memorial submitted to planners - The Northern Echo | World War 1 | Scoop.it
The Northern Echo Scheme to restore Bishop Middleham's war memorial submitted to planners The Northern Echo A PARISH council's bid to restore a village cenotaph in time for the 100th anniversary of the First World War has reached an important...
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Brightons piper plays lament at Great War memorial in Ypres - Falkirk Herald

Brightons piper plays lament at Great War memorial in Ypres - Falkirk Herald | World War 1 | Scoop.it
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A remembrance service takes place every Armistice Day at the Menin Gate, one of the most famous World War One memorials.
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A war of words: Four key new works explore the First World War - The National

A war of words: Four key new works explore the First World War - The National | World War 1 | Scoop.it
A war of words: Four key new works explore the First World War The National British actions at Mons and Le Cateau have gone down in legend, but Hastings has few kind words about British generalship, which was fractious and divided, or the commander...
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The British Generals were on a tragically steep learning curve. The British Army became superbly professional but at what a price!

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France mulls pardon for World War I 'cowards' - The Local

France mulls pardon for World War I 'cowards' - The Local | World War 1 | Scoop.it
France's minister for veterans' affairs has said he would consider pardoning French First World War soldiers executed for insubordination, after a group of hi.
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Not before time - remember the tragic Kirk Douglas film "Paths of Glory'?

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Pity about the WW2 American soldiers in the photo!
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Alfred Bestall

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Alfred Bestall, 1892 - 1986, illustrator of Rupert Bear, lived here 1936 - 1966. English Heritage 
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One of my favourite cartoon characters as a child. Bestall served in World War 1 driving troops to the front in London buses.

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WW1 'sacred soil' arrives in London

WW1 'sacred soil' arrives in London | World War 1 | Scoop.it
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This will be a very special memorial when its completed...

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REVEALED: Sweetheart's loving book that helped hero survive World War One - Express.co.uk

REVEALED: Sweetheart's loving book that helped hero survive World War One - Express.co.uk | World War 1 | Scoop.it
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REVEALED: Sweetheart's loving book that helped hero survive World War One.
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Please help save our crumbling war memorials - Telegraph.co.uk

Please help save our crumbling war memorials - Telegraph.co.uk | World War 1 | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Please help save our crumbling war memorials Telegraph.co.uk Frances Moreton, director of the WMT, said: “Whether highlighting problems or celebrating those war memorials which are cherished, you can help us to understand the...
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First Zeppelin bomb of WW1

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Londonist posted about a house claiming a similar title: the first London house hit in an air raid.  We initially thought this plaque disproved that claim but the first Zeppelin raid on London was definitely on 31 May so the Hackney plaque has the...
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The first to fall on London - but not the last!

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Twitter / HistoryInPics: Photo taken after reaching ...

Twitter / HistoryInPics: Photo taken after reaching ... | World War 1 | Scoop.it
Photo taken after reaching an agreement for the armistice that ended World War I, today in 1918 http://t.co/2Xdurz6Iix
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Most of the German Army thought it had been 'stabbed in the back' making fertile ground for the right-wing crackpots and Nazis.

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Rupert Bear

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Children's comic strip character. Created by the artist Mary Tourtel. In 1935, when her eyesight started failing the stories and illustrations were taken over by Alfred Bestall.
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