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First World War Newspapers 26th September 2014

Illustrated War News & Illustrated London News

We have added 108 issues of The Illustrated War News, along with a further 192 issues to our Illustrated London News collection, covering the First World War.

These newspapers combined photography with the use of graphical illustrations from eye witness reports to give readers a flavour of what was happening at the front.

Wipers Times

This newspaper contained the more truthful and realistic views of the frontline troop that were subversively published at the time by the troops themselves. The paper consisted of poems, reflections, army in-jokes and lampoons of the military situation the Division was in at the time.

Click here to read our article and see what these fascinating newspapers contain...

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Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly

Born in Glasgow in 1942, Billy was originally a welder in the shipyards in Glasgow but gave it up to become a folk singer in the late 1960s. Despite his established Scottish and Irish connections, he has a direct family link to India in a tumultuous time of the British Empire. Read full article...

WW1 Casualty Lists

WW1 Casualty Lists

From future prime ministers and war poets, to the friends and colleagues in the Pals Battalions, the most comprehensive collection of First World War Casualty Records has been released online by TheGenealogist. Read full article...

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