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Southwark Cathedral Oct 13
Join us on Saturday for a day of talks on of the First World War. Experts over the day will explore the impact different war artists had on art and society. Subjects include art collection, Nash & Nevinson, Sydney Carline and Wyndham Lewis
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The Memory Project 3h
Sgt. Ricketts and Lance Cpl. Brazil are credited with saving lives and allowing their platoon to continue an advance on a German battery near the village of Drie-Maste during the . Their medals were unveiled together in a display in St. John's, NL.
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Jonathan Boff 6h
I just asked a group of ordinary people what % of British soldiers died in . Estimates ranged from 50 to 90 %.
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Malcolm Stamp 4h
Your sarcasm is distasteful & uncalled for. Of course the numbers are hideous, I wasn't inferring otherwise. My point was that misconceptions about are often fuelled by illconceived & careless language used by those who should know better.
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Andrea Eidinger, Ph.D. 22m
Aboriginal rights cases, women's history in Canada, and more, this week in the Canadian History Roundup!
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Tonbridge FWW Talks 4h
Another excellent and well attended talk this evening from Geoffrey Vesey Holt MBE illustrating the success of tanks in 1918. Thanks for coming!
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Chris Kempshall Oct 9
I sincerely hope I wasn't the only historian yesterday to get an email outlining a dress code of 'Morning Suit or Lounge Suit' who then had to go and google what the hell they actually meant.
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1/5th South Lancs 3h
The Brigade has received a warning order to be ready to move to "BUSTLE" positions at one hour's notice.
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Jonathan Boff 5h
The British think they were uniquely victims of the . They forget that many other countries suffered much worse
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Bryn Hammond Oct 7
Replying to @Brynley_H
More images of the Jarrow Shipyards memorial
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Ministry of Defence πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Oct 11
Today marks one month until Armistice Day on Sunday 11 November. If you have an event planned to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War you can add it here:
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College of Pharmacy WWI Honor Roll πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ί 4h
The Roll of Honor Board was donated to the Melbourne College of Pharmacy halfway through . For over a Century it has hung at the College, now . It formed the starting point for our Remembrance research: approx 10% died in the . .
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Costa 8h
Tomorrow our Yr 11 International Ambassadors, alongside their School Council & Post 16 peers, will be finalising their choice for our memorial after their visit to Ypres in September
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Burnley Council Oct 11
The first of 100 oak trees to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War has been planted by seven-year-old Mabel Smith. Mabel's great-great grandfather Jesse Banister was killed in action in 1917. Trees will be planted across the borough.
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missnh Oct 13
Loved the new exhibition using textiles to represent elements of the Great war on the Home Front, including Canary Girls, Pub closing times and Munitions
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Jonathan Boff 5h
Replying to @coldsteelorg
12% is the correct answer. Everyone who is not a historian is an ordinary person. Which is definitely not to say that historians are extraordinary people.
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Meggie Hutchison Oct 14
So excited to receive an advance copy of my book, Painting War!
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Sir Blablabla CBE Oct 14
It was very thoughtful of them to stick all the stuff in the basement for the centenary
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Jonathan Boff 5h
Replying to @JonathanBoff
But then today I heard that someone somewhere had killed the idea. A crying shame and an opportunity to rebalance commemoration of lost, to my mind. Out. 4/4
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LTM Battle Bus 6h
Getting ready to suspend the 'Forget-me-not' installation . In remembrance to transport workers contribution to
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