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World War One Engagement Centre: Voices of War and Peace

Zeppelin Raids

Menin Road and Remembrance

Breaking the Hindenburg Line

Rounding on the Germans

The Fighting Warwicks and South Staffs

Why Remember?

Happy Anniversary?

Old Contemptibles

“The Loss of Such a Splendid Man”

A Summer to Remember: 1914, 1944 and ‘all that’

Sergeant Alfred Knight VC

Kitchener’s New Army

Hurtling Towards War

The Fight for the Rank and File

“Things Are Looking Up Here”

Caring for the Wounded in Local Communities

Remembering ‘14 -‘18: Forgetting Other ‘14 -‘18s

A Watch, A Bullet, and a Diary

Birmingham Tank Week

Gender and the Home Front

 

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The Diary of Dorothy Priest, October 24th 1914

24th October 2014 By Nicola Gauld

A great life and death struggle is now going on in Belgium.  It says in the paper that someone writing from Berlin mentions the Crown prince’s funeral, and that another paper says he is alive.  The Kaiser is reported to have narrowly escaped capture near Moscow.

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The Diary of Dorothy Priest, October 23rd 1914

23rd October 2014 By Nicola Gauld

A party of Germans, 16 I think, were escorted by police and soldiers to the station this afternoon at about 3.45 pm, and taken by train Chester way.

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The Diary of Dorothy Priest, October 22nd 1914

22nd October 2014 By Nicola Gauld

That Crown prince business was nothing but a sell!  The Germans are having a bad time with the Russians, I think, I hope they are!

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