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Selected by Marie Taylor, Office Manager What One image from a set of World War One 3-D stereoscopic views, chiefly of the Western Front (many of them clearly staged reconstructions), published by Realistic Travels, c 1920. Original caption reads ‘A … Continue reading

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Selected by Kate O’Brien, Archives Services Manager Request for help by former sailor, John Leish What Letter from John Leish, former Royal Navy sailor, 21 November 1924, requesting financial assistance. Sent to General Sir Ian Hamilton, President of the London Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Selected by Kate O’Brien, Archives Services Manager What Princess Mary’s tobacco tin, in the collection of Field Marshal Sir John Dill. These brass tins were sent to all service personnel on the Western Front and in the Navy, December 1914. The scheme … Continue reading

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Selected by Stephen Miller, Web Editor What Over 350 prints from the Official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915-1916 are in the archival collection of Gen Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton (1853-1947). Hamilton served as General Officer Commanding Mediterranean Expeditionary … Continue reading

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Selected by Patricia Methven, Director of Archives & Information Management What On 20th March 1917 Edward Spears, Head of the British Military Mission in Paris, in Beauvais following a joint British and French senior commanders’ meeting, had time to look … Continue reading