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Voices from the Christmas Truce

Next week marks 100 years since the famous Christmas Truce of December 1914. In various places along the Western Front, the soldiers of Britain and her allies and German forces met in no man’s land and exchanged gifts, took photographs … Continue reading

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Letters from the First World War: End of 1914

In our previous blog post, we introduced the story of Alfred Dougan Chater, a soldier of the London Regiment who arrived on the Western Front in later October 1914. Here, we pick up his story and share another of his … Continue reading

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