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The Norfolk Regiment in Mesopotamia

After a break of a few months for reading new sources our Mesopotamian correspondent is back with details of the Norfolk Regiment during their time in Turkish captivity. 4,077 more words

Research Project

A Personal Tour of the Louvre

You can tell whether anyone posing in front of I.M. Pei’s infamous pyramid entrance to this museum actually intends on visiting based on one thing. Footwear. 1,042 more words


6 May 1917 - Lander

Since the fall of Baghdad on 24 April, the British have been consolidating their position in preparation for the summer when campaigning will be all but impossible. 127 more words


Monday 21 May 1917 - We Lost 593

The Imperial War Graves Commission is created to oversee the care of graves of all members of the Imperial Forces who “died from wounds inflicted, accident occurring or disease contracted, while on active service whether sea or land”. 270 more words


Very disappointed not to come home

May 17 1917
no address

My dear old Elsie

Very many thanks dear for a letter that came today via G.P.O. London and dated April 1st. 439 more words

Territorial Army

The Royal Game of Ur

Last 29th of April has been International Tabletop day, a day to celebrate boardgames around the world. I love playing boardgames. Computer games are great too, no doubt, but there is something about rolling the dice with your hands, moving figures around in the board, exploring magical dungeons or chasing zombies in a Midwest town. 443 more words

Sensibilización Do Público/Public Outreach

Tulips and Debauchery

She said-. And when i lay on my back, love, upon the damp grass of the hill-
side beneath a most beautiful harvest moon, and raise my hands too the… 1,465 more words