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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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Paris to host international forum promoting peace, as part of commemorations marking in November :
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Centenary News Jul 15
100 years ago - a crucial battle in deciding the Great War. The last German offensive starts on the Marne - 15 July 1918 - only to be halted after two days. The Allies regain the initiative, with a counter-attack forcing a German retreat.
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Centenary News Jul 13
British sailor James Robertson laid to rest Orchard Dump Cemetery, more than 100 years after he fell at Battle of Arras while serving with Royal Naval Division : (Photo © CWGC)
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Centenary News Jul 13
The Basra Memorial - among sites assessed by Commonwealth War Graves Commission team on their first working visit to Iraq since 2006 :
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Centenary News Jul 13
CWGC staff have returned to Iraq after 12-years to inspect memorials & cemeteries around Basra . Read the blog by Richard Hills :
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Centenary News Jul 12
UK ticket ballot launches for the public to take part in 'People's Procession' marking at the Cenotaph on November 11 :
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Centenary News Jul 11
The poet & soldier Wilfred Owen will be commemorated with 100 days of events in Shropshire, the county of his birth:
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Centenary News Jul 10
100 aircraft in flypast over London marking centenary of Britain's Royal Air Force :
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Centenary News Jul 10
The flypast - marking centenary of the foundation of Britain’s Royal Air Force in - above the velodrome at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
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Centenary News Jul 10
Ahead of the flypast, a reminder of sacrifices - Arras Flying Services Memorial commemorates almost 1,000 British & Commonwealth airmen who died on the Western Front and have no known grave.
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Centenary News Jul 10
Today's flypast over Central London marks the centenary of Britain's Royal Air Force. The RAF was created during with the merger of the Royal Flying Corps & Royal Naval Air Service:
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Calze e cioccolatini. Ricordando la Grande Guerra. Jul 8
La , giorno dopo giorno: 8 luglio 1918. Ernest viene gravemente ferito a Fossalta di The , day by day: 8 July 1918. is severely wounded at Fossalta di Piave, on the Italian Front.
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Centenary News Jul 5
Compiègne is making crowdfunding appeal to renovate La Dalle Sacrée - the memorial at the site of the ceasefire agreement ending on 11 November 1918 : (Photo © Mairie de Compiègne)
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Centenary News Jul 5
July commemorations update from Mission Centenaire - in July 1918, the 2nd Battle of the Marne marked the end of Germany's spring/summer offensives, and the start of the Allied counter-attack.
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Centenary News Jul 4
On November 11, is asking Americans to join in ringing bells nationwide at 11am to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending in 1918 :
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Centenary News Jul 3
Tributes are being paid to 76 British soldiers remembered on the church war memorial as part of - the commemorative installation touring UK :
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Centenary News Jul 2
Countdown to the Centenary: A reminder of events shaping the last 4 months of - & an update on some forthcoming centenary commemorations:
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Centenary News Jul 2
'The Trench' - this week's commemorative exhibition in Exeter. For the Centenary, 72,396 individually hand-stitched shrouds will be laid out at London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park:
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Centenary News Jul 2
American actions on the Marne 100 years ago . More from Patrick Gregory about the fall of Belleau Wood, here in Centenary News:
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Centenary News Jun 28
Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, 28 June 1914. four years ago, CN was in Sarajevo for events marking start of Centenary:
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