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Selected by Geoff Browell, Senior Archives Services Manager This BBC television script of a talk given by Lt Col Pierce Joyce for broadcast at Alexandra Palace on 30 April, 1939 recalls his service alongside Thomas Edward Lawrence: ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. … Continue reading

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Selected by Patricia Methven, Director of Archives & Information Management What Three photographs by C H Foulkes reflecting the scale of effort required by the British Army Service Corps and Belgian farming community in feeding the troops. The photographs are … Continue reading

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Selected by Lianne Smith, Archives Services Manager Here are a number of photographs of the German Eastern Front in World War One, taken in Russia, Hungary and Romania, from the papers of Manfred Zadik. Zadik was a trained reservist and … Continue reading

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Selected by Lianne Smith, Archives Services Manager This letter was written by General Sir Ian Hamilton, Commander of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (MEF) at Gallipoli, to Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War, on 18 March 1915, the day on … Continue reading

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Selected by Patricia Methven, Director of Archives & Information Management  What Photographs of a farmer ploughing a field in Ypres and a dog cart taken by the then Major Charles Howard Foulkes in Ypres, 1915. Foulkes was a Royal Engineer … Continue reading

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British newspaper cartoons from 1914 Selected by Kate O’Brien, Archives Services Manager  What British newspaper cartoons ridiculing Kaiser Wilhelm II and German militarism. They are within seven volumes of thousands of press cuttings amassed and carefully dated, August – November 1914. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Selected by Geoff Browell, Senior Archives Services Manager This is a selection of photographs from an album compiled by Major General Charles Foulkes in 1919, in the immediate aftermath of war. They depict blasted buildings, ruined landscapes and the skeletal … Continue reading