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World War One – Reflecting on the true poetic legacy of The Great War
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World War One – Reflecting on the true poetic legacy of The Great War

July 1st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
THE First World War still resonates for its horrors...and for its poetry. But do the works of writers such as Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen and Rupert Brooke – widely taught in schools – reflect the true poetic legacy of...
World War One – Trenches in Britain and British Government’s airship programme
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World War One – Trenches in Britain and British Government’s airship programme

July 1st, 2014 | by archaeologynews
THE First World War is deeply imprinted on the culture and the memory of Britain. But, as a conflict fought largely overseas, did it leave any traces on the landscape?...
D-Day’s ‘forgotten man’
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D-Day’s ‘forgotten man’

June 9th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Seventy years after Allied soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy, the Churchill Archives Centre has released a short film commemorating the ‘forgotten architect’ of...
Lost Nazi Weather Station Kurt
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Lost Nazi Weather Station Kurt

June 6th, 2014 | by archaeologynews
Few people would equate this place with World War II German Nazis. And yet in 1943 a U-Boat installed a German weather station code named "Kurt" in Martin Bay, northern...
WWI – The Great War bred a moment of unity in British patriotism
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WWI – The Great War bred a moment of unity in British patriotism

June 2nd, 2014 | by archaeologynews
NIGHT after night, while guns thundered and soldiers died on the battlefields of France, the Yeoman Warders of the Tower of London dutifully carried out their ancient Ceremony of the Keys....
The Nazi Olympics
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The Nazi Olympics

February 21st, 2014 | by heritagedaily
The Olympics of 1936, officially called the Games of XI Olympiad took place in Berlin, Germany after winning the bid to host the games in...
150 years since attack on Rangiaowhia in the NZ Wars
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150 years since attack on Rangiaowhia in the NZ Wars

February 20th, 2014 | by Diarmaid Walshe
Friday 21 February represents 150 years since an attack on the village of Rangiaowhia in the Waikato War (1863–1864). The events that unfolded at the small settlement near TeAwamutu are still debated by historians and the...
The long shadow of World War II
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The long shadow of World War II

February 11th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
World War II ravaged much of Europe, and its long-term effects are still being felt. A new survey shows that elderly people who experienced the war as children are more likely to suffer from diabetes, depression and...
Home front heritage revealed in new study of WWI Scotland
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Home front heritage revealed in new study of WWI Scotland

February 9th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Hundreds of sites and structures established for the defence of Scotland in the First World War...
Kingston University bring World War 1 Red Cross archive to life
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Kingston University bring World War 1 Red Cross archive to life

February 1st, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Public knowledge and understanding of life on the Home Front during World War...
Campaign to save Britain’s last pristine Spitfire station
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Campaign to save Britain’s last pristine Spitfire station

February 1st, 2014 | by heritagedaily
The future for Britain’s last pristine Spitfire station continues to hang in the...
Last Post tribute at First World War battlefields
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Last Post tribute at First World War battlefields

February 1st, 2014 | by D Walshe
Launch of the Last Post, a mass participation music project for 300 communities in each year of the...
Afro-Jewish band dominated Nazi-occupied Denmark’s music scene
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Afro-Jewish band dominated Nazi-occupied Denmark’s music scene

January 29th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Afro-Danish orchestra with three black musicians and a Jewish woman that sold out all the biggest Copenhagen venues during the German...
The war that changed everything and nothing
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The war that changed everything and nothing

January 24th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
It was all supposed to be over in a matter of weeks....
Nazi Execution Machine Uncovered
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Nazi Execution Machine Uncovered

January 21st, 2014 | by Diarmaid Walshe
71 years ago, members of the German resistance group called the White Rose Group were...
Student life during WWII
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Student life during WWII

January 16th, 2014 | by heritagedaily
Cambridge at the start of the Second World...
RAF Molesworth’s Ground Launched Cruise Missiles – 25 Years On
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RAF Molesworth’s Ground Launched Cruise Missiles – 25 Years On

January 13th, 2014 | by Cindy Eccles
The infrastructure built to support the ground-launched cruise missile...
Crusade for Spitfires in Burma continues
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Crusade for Spitfires in Burma continues

December 3rd, 2013 | by heritagedaily
Search for elusive Spitfires in Burma to...
When Israel flew Nazi Planes
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When Israel flew Nazi Planes

September 28th, 2013 | by Diarmaid Walshe
Just how did the post-war Israeli air force end up equipping its first fighter squadrons with the famous Nazi warplane the...
The Lost Spitfires of Burma  – The anatomy of a legend
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The Lost Spitfires of Burma – The anatomy of a legend

April 17th, 2013 | by heritagedaily
In January 2013 the World's media watched as a crack team of historians, archaeologists and geophysicists assembled by global game company Wargaming.net, set out to solve the mystery of the lost squadron of Spitfires which,...
Inside the Mind of Hitler
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Inside the Mind of Hitler

May 7th, 2012 | by heritagedaily
A secret report, previously unknown to historians, shows how British Intelligence was tracking Hitler’s growing preoccupation with “the enemy within” on the eve of the Final...