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Armed Citizen Corner: British Pistol Use During World War I

Here’s an interesting piece of research, done in 2010 by one David Thomas as part of a degree in British First World War Studies:

The Pistol in British Military Service During the Great War… 397 more words

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A hundred years ago in Pozières

In recent years, thousands of us have become avid family historians. The more information that is made electronically and freely available, the more we search, and the more we know. 736 more words


WWI books that I've read

(Note: some of these books are set after the war and feature war veterans and some are set during the war but it isn’t their main focus.) 371 more words

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Tom Piper, designer of Poppies Weeping Window talks about the sculpture at The Black Watch Castle and Museum

On 30 June we opened another installation, the first in Mainland Scotland, of the Weeping Window at The Black Watch Museum in Perth. The site was chosen as having a perfect blend of Historical significance and architectural beauty. 219 more words

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World War I History: Australia And The Battle of Fromelles

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by The Interpreter, which is published by the Lowy Institute for International Policy, an independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Sydney.  446 more words

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The local soldier who died at The Somme

As most of us will know, this month marks the 100th anniversary of the start of one of the most terrible slaughtering fields of World War One – the… 566 more words


▪Irene Rope – lady in the Balkans

Marga’s family were badly affected by the First World War of 1914-18.
Of the six children, two of the boys were serving with the forces, and two of the girls were acting as nurses to wounded soldiers. 871 more words