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We are the award-winning IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums. We share powerful personal stories of conflict from the First World War to the present-day.
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In the months leading up to the Second World War, around 10,000 Jewish children were sent to Britain by parents desperate to protect them from the growing Nazi threat. Discover the stories of six children who arrived in Britain on the Kindertransport:
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Imperial War Museums Jun 18
This week is the 20th anniversary of . In this photo taken by a War Office official photographer during the Second World War, a British soldier provides milk for Belgian refugees near Louvain. © IWM (F 4439)
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IWM North Jun 17
The IWM North Café offers the perfect opportunity to take a break during your visit. If you’re visiting today, why not treat Dad to one of our delicious homemade cakes:
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IWM North Jun 17
This , discover the story of a toy dog gifted during the Second World War. Sergeant Watts served with the Royal Signals and granted leave passes. In return for a pass, he would accept a toy for his daughter. Visit IWM North to see it up close:
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IWM North Jun 16
How did the Second World War impact one of Britain’s favourite sports? Find out more about how football helped boost morale both on the home and fighting fronts: Image: © IWM (A 22930)
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IWM North Jun 16
In June 1948, a state of emergency was declare d in Malaya, South East Asia, after the murder of three rubber planters by the Malayan Races’ Liberation Army (MRLA), a guerrilla army pursuing an independent Malaya. Learn more about the Malayan Emergency:
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IWM North Jun 15
Still searching for the perfect gift for Father’s Day? Visit the IWM North shop and browse our wide selection of unique and thoughtful presents:
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IWM North Jun 14
This football was presented in November 1918 to Lieutenant Jack Shaw, who organised games between prisoners at Holzminden camp, Germany. It is signed by his fellow officer POWs. Discover more stories of prisoners of war at IWM North:
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Imperial War Museums Jun 14
Many First World War munitions factories had women's football teams. This is the 'Palmers Munitionettes' team, who worked at Palmers Shipbuilding Company at Hebburn-on-Tyne. They were considered the strongest team in the region and went unbeaten.
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Imperial War Museums Jun 14
kicks off today and we're sharing some football highlights from our collections. In this great photo, the 2nd Polish Corps run onto the pitch for a game against the British Eight Army in Rome, 1944. Learn more about football in :
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IWM North Jun 12
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IWM North Jun 10
The important role played by women during the First World War strengthened their case for the right to vote. Today, celebrates . Discover inspirational stories of remarkable women who worked in diverse roles during the war:
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Imperial War Museums Jun 10
In this clip from IWM’s film archive, Emmeline Pankhurst and fellow suffragettes met with crowds of women ahead of a meeting to found a Women’s Parliamentary Party. Today, 100 years of votes for women is celebrated by women and girls across the UK.
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IWM North Jun 10
Over 100 years ago, a procession of women led by Emmeline Pankhurst march through London to show the government their willingness to help in any war service. Today, women across the UK come together to celebrate 100 years of votes for women with .
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IWM North Jun 10
Did you know IWM North is built on a bombsite? Trafford Park was a main target in the Manchester Blitz due to the factories in the area. Find out more about how air raids have affected our city: Image: © IWM (ZZZ 7801D)
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IWM North Jun 9
Today marks the Queen’s official birthday. she served in the Auxiliary Territorial Service? She trained as a driver and mechanic and 5 months later was promoted to Junior Commander, equivalent to Captain. Learn more about the royal family in wartime:
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IWM North Jun 8
Our unique Big Picture Show immerses you in people’s stories of conflict. Hear how war shapes the lives of ordinary people in a powerful and poignant 360° cinematic experience. Shows are projected hourly in our Main Exhibition Space. Plan your visit:
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IWM North Jun 7
Interested in hosting your private event at IWM North? We offer a range of flexible and versatile event spaces for conferences, dinners and private events. Visit our website for more information:
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IWM North Jun 6
74 years on since , meet the key people involved in the planning and execution of the largest naval, air and land operation in history:
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IWM North Jun 5
Teachers! Bookings for school visits and learning sessions for September to December 2018 are now open! Book your visit here:
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