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Centenary News is a site covering the First World War Centenary and contains news, videos & articles. contactcentenarynews@gmail.com
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U.S European Command 12h
More than 14 thousand luminaries were placed on the graves at the Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery throughout the day Sept. 23 while names of those buried there were read aloud to honor the sacrifice they made for peace.
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Commemorations today at Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery - marking centennial of biggest US offensive of . Pleased to have CN's Patrick Gregory there.
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Centenary News Sep 21
Latest exhibitions marking end of Centenary now open London, part of 'Making a New World' season for :
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14-18 NOW Sep 20
Mimesis: African Soldier, a new multimedia installation by John Akomfrah, commemorates the Africans who fought, served and died during the First World War. The installation opens tomorrow , London until 31 March 2019
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Chemin des Dames Sep 20
Samedi 22 septembre 2018, cérémonie officielle pour le centenaire de la libération du Chemin des Dames par l´armée italienne en 1918 au cimetière italien de Soupir , le programme :
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Centenary News Sep 20
France announces final programme, including official ceremonies in Paris & Compiègne, an open-air exhibition at Les Invalides, and nationwide events marking .
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Lives of WW1 Sep 20
This morning spoke to about her research on the Spanish flu pandemic. Read her guest post on the blog to find out more: © 2006 Henry Nicholls
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Aust War Memorial Sep 18
A beam of light will be projected from the parapet of the Australian War Memorial to the Australian Parliament House on the evening of 10 November, the eve of the centenary of the Armistice which ended the First World War. Read more:
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Centenary News Sep 16
Salonika campaign centenary : Ceremonies have also been held Doiran Memorial, which commemorates the British Salonika Force and more than 2,000 Commonwealth troops whose graves are unknown.
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Centenary News Sep 16
Salonika campaign centenary: Commemorations marking 100th anniversary of breakthrough against Central Powers at Dobropolje, in September 1918.
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Centenary News Sep 15
100 years ago : Allied troops started their final advance from Salonika on 15 September 1918, knocking Bulgaria out of the First World War two weeks later:
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Centenary News Sep 15
'Salonika' - a film commissioned by , telling the story of campaign on the Macedonian front. The presenter is Alan Wakefield, Head of First World War & Early 20th Century Conflict : via
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Centenary News Sep 15
Belgium presented this memorial on London's Embankment to Britain in gratitude for its welcome to Belgian refugees & support in .
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Centenary News Sep 14
Researchers are starting a project to discover more about 250,000 Belgian refugees who came to Britain in . Resources will include a new database for sharing information.
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Centenary News Sep 12
100 years ago , newly created US First Army went into battle for the first time to recapture the salient, in German hands since 1914. The latest from Patrick Gregory for Centenary News :
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Centenary News Sep 11
‘Diggers and Doughboys’ - new art exhibition opens today, Sept 11, at US National WWI Museum , illustrating 100 years of Australian/US military cooperation, from to the present day: :
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Nat Library Ireland Sep 11
A new exhibition has arrived at the NLI’s National Photographic Archive, Temple Bar. Opening today, ‘From Ballots to Bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’ charts two turbulent and defining years in Irish life. See the video below for a a sneak peek.
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Centenary News Sep 11
Update on November 4 commemorations for centenary of New Zealand troops liberating Le Quesnoy - their last major action of - using ladders to climb the town's historic ramparts:
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Centenary News Sep 8
Poppy sculpture 'Wave', open from today (September 8) for Centenary finale - report & more pictures:
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Centenary News Sep 7
Poppy sculpture ‘Wave’ has arrived - for its final display on the Centenary . Report to come .
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