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Dan Hill Sep 14
Belter of a sunset through the Menin Gate tonight. Great way to finish off a day guiding on the old frontlines.
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Military History Now Sep 15
On this day in 1914, Imperial Russian forces surround the city of Przemyśl in present-day Poland. The defenders hold out for six months before surrendering, making it the longest siege of .
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@OssettFallen_WW1 Sep 16
Replying to @ossettfallen
Private Allen Cooper enlisted at Dewsbury, first with the East Lancashire Regiment (3/22432) before later joining the Northumberland Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion in Iraq. Allen Cooper, 42yo, died from sunstroke on the 17th July 1917 whilst serving in Iraq with his regiment.
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David Ellis Sep 16
This is an unbelievable long shot!! Can any of my Twitter friends/followers identify anything in this photo?! James Harvie is my partner’s grandfather who died in 1989 aged 96! He was in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.
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Kathryn White 23h
Today's battlefield diary looks at either end of the Battle of the Somme: from where the British and French attacked in unison on 1st July, to the furthest British advance in Warlencourt.
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Andrew Holmes Sep 15
Trenches on Mt. Kolovrat this afternoon.
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Dan Hill Sep 9
Hi Twitter! discovered this amazing piece of Graffitti written 102 years ago in a tunnel beneath the battlefields of the Western Front this weekend. It has lain unseen for all that time. Can anyone help identify this man or what became of him?
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Andrew Holmes Sep 15
Stunning trenches on the lower slopes of Mt. Svinjak earlier.
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Pat Mills Sep 15
Here’s the cover of Great War Dundee comic. Fabulous art by Ian Kennedy. My Ragtime Soldier story - with Gary Welsh and Phillip Vaughan - is the natural successor to Charley’s War.
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Tom Isitt 22h
Climbing into the clouds on the WW1 front of the Carnic Alps. A grade 4C Ferrata that tested us to our limits
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The Irish at War Sep 15
1916 Tanks were used for the first time at Flers-Coucelette during the Battle of the Somme. The tank was designed by Dublin engineer Walter Gordon Wilson & William Tritton. The Mark I (Mother) rhomboid shape was for driving over trenches.
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Military History Now Sep 13
On this day in 1914, British and German troops dig in along the Aisne River in France. So begins four years of bloody trench warfare on the Western Front.
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Holts Tours 9h
It's time for our weekly Battlefield Quiz? Which Trench System are we flying over today?
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Tom Isitt Sep 14
Not your average battlefield tour kit, but then this won’t be your average battlefield tour
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Iron Cross Magazine 24h
in 1916 Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, later known as the "Red Baron", scores his first confirmed aerial victory. His victim is a F.E.2b of 11 Sqdn RFC. Lt. Lionel Morris †, Capt. Tom Rees †.
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College of Pharmacy WWI Honour Roll 🇦🇺 Sep 16
Soldiers found new battles after their . It’s now 100yrs since the began, creating one of the world’s longest & most beautiful war memorials. After Repatriation, about 3000 veterans worked for a decade creating the world renounced scenic road:
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leefer Sep 15
So with my sirname being the same i am always interested in those people who served and died during This is Nurse Lorna Ferris who was born in Newbury and died after contracting a fever while in Serbia She was 27.
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WarGravesCommission Sep 14
The Dar es Salaam African Memorial commemorates 50,000 East African soldiers and carriers who died during while serving with British Empire forces throughout the campaigns against Germany’s colonial forces in East Africa. Find out more, here:
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Dan Hill Sep 15
This has got to be one of my favourite photos from the collection - taken in the village of Wormhoudt in July 1917. Both of the men identified in this photo fell a few weeks later on 31st July 1917.
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Genealogy Stories 21h
Noticed this in window of local antique shop. Resisted urge to go digging...for now
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