I wouldn’t say I’m obsessed by war, but I do find myself thinking about it a lot, and I suppose given my family’s history, it’s not that surprising: my father was born and spent his early years in a village pretty much on the Eastern front line in the Great War, and ended up in England as a result of the Second World War, during which my mother was a child. 441 more words
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The terrible carnage of the War Horse battle for Monchy-le-Preux is described in ‘thrilling’ detail by a Northampton Yeomanry trooper in the May 1, 1917, issue of the… 763 more words
It’s my first military title in years. 267 more words
Santa’s little helpers in Harborough have been sent a flood of thank you letters from town soldiers stationed all over the world.
The January 16, 1917, edition of the… 570 more words
Police in Market Harborough claimed a coup when they caught a career criminal who had evaded officers from around the country.
According to the Market Harborough Advertiser’s… 511 more words