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“The only boy I love” – a poignant story for Valentine’s Day

During the First World War, letter writing was the main form of communication between soldiers and their loved ones, helping to ease the pain of separation. The British Army Postal Service delivered around 2 billion letters during the war. In … Continue reading

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From school to the front: Gresham’s School, Norfolk

Holt, in Norfolk, is home to Gresham’s School. This independent school had a successful officer training corps in 1914. We recently visited Norfolk with BBC World War One at Home Live Events. In practice, this meant that over 100 soldiers … Continue reading

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