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“Our Gallant and Worthy Foe” – laying the Red Baron to rest

Our previous blog post looked at the career of the Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen, and the stories of some of those who he shot down. The day after his death on 21 April 1918, he was buried with full military honours. In … Continue reading

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Cricket and the First World War

From 1914 many countries cancelled first-class cricket matches for the duration of the war, and hundreds of players instead enlisted in the armed forces. Here are the stories of English batsman Joseph William Henry Makepeace and Australian player Jack Morrison … Continue reading

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