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andyblanck 29m
this is a strange postcard (not for me). It shows - apparently - a soldier with an austro-hungarian uniform, but he's trampling a double-headed Eagle. He waving an Italian flag. So which country does the soldier belong to?
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National WWI Museum 1h
A Belgian village is appealing for help to find living relatives of forgotten soldiers of .
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Help for Heroes 56m
100 years ago, thousands returned from with life-changing injuries. Today, many Veterans like Keith are struggling with hidden wounds caused by their Service. By supporting the campaign, you’re helping Heroes like Keith today.
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DCMS 8h
How are you marking ? From talks, to open days, special screenings and services of remembrance - add your event to the map now
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BBC Midlands Today 1h
100 years ago today, this hero died in - today, he was honoured in his home county
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Erik Villard 22m
BG Frank Parker, CO 1st Bde, 1st Division (CO of 1st Division in Oct 18), on Montsec next to a dog owned by the Germans (the blood of his killed master visible on the wall), Sep 1918. Photo from NARA RG 111-SC Enhanced by erikthehistorian (erik villard)
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Stoke-on-Trent CC Sep 20
This internationally significant artwork shows battlefields where North Staffs men fought. The stunning piece is 70ft and nearly 100 years old. It was uncovered in museum vaults. Part of the canvas is on display from Sun
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WarGravesCommission 2h
In 1917 Lieutenant George Brownrigg-Jay returned to England from France to marry Gladys Norgrave Douglas. Just over a year later he would be KIA 100 years ago on the Western Front. Find out more about George and our casualties here:
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J. Calladine 17m
Great day at Accessing Archives in London with the likes of . Very informative and hopefully can spur me on to start a good project in Derby
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andyblanck 6h
Double languages.... newspaper...
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Royal British Legion 11h
Check out the final video in our : My WW1 Ancestry mini-series. In this video we traced the ancestry of adventure blogger , uncovering stories about her 3x great Uncle. This series is in partnership with and .
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Pike Grey 1914-1918 8h
21 September 1916 - 102 years ago today: Near Burshtyn, Austro-Hungarian Archduke Karl meets with the divisional commanders of the Ottoman XV Corps fighting on the Eastern Front.
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Erik Villard 3h
Men from the 2d Bn, 358th Inf, 90th Division, move through Vilcey Sur-Trey, 15 Sep 18. Photo from NARA RG 111-SC Enhanced by erikthehistorian (erik villard) CMH
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History 1h
Another brilliant day exploring the battlefields and Ypres. Well done, Third Years!
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Rob Schaefer Sep 20
Beautiful lines, perfect colour scheme. No aeroplane is as aesthetically pleasing as an Albatross. Thanks for the experience.. Livery of Bavarian Ace Otto Kissenberth
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Tim Godden 8h
Footballers of the Great War No. 25 - Jack Shelton, Port Vale FC. Killed on 7th September 1918 serving with 2/Lincolnshire Regiment and remembered at the Epehy Wood Cemetery.
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Paul Reed 24h
in Black & White: Mesnil Valley... home of the gunners, wheel to wheel field guns were here during the bombardments of that Picardy summer of 1916.
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Heritage Lottery 10h
: Mother, Kate Smailes, planted 12 oak trees to commemorate the 12 men of Goathland who had never returned from . Now, 100 years later, Keith, The Bishop of Whitby & local community have opened the Goathland Centenary Walk which tells this tale.
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BerlinCompanion 11h
By 1923 when GER launched 1st 1-billion Marks notes in GER currency was nearly worthless: a tram ticket cost 3 million Marks (equivalent of 100% life-savings of some pensioners). By Nov price for 1kg butter reached 5.6 trillion. Before ? 2.6 Marks.
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Richard van Emden Sep 20
Another favourite pic from my new book on 1918. Drunk officers enjoying the fact that they have survived the war!! On the back one of them has written, ‘Don’t show anyone this...’ i think he is well beyond an army reprimand now. #1918
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National WWI Museum 2h
On , we reflect on the symbolism featured on The Great Frieze, depicting the end of and the creation of an era of peace, sadly an era that would prove to be elusive with the start of . What does peace look like to you?
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