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First World War soldiers from the East Yorkshire Regiment
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Humber Regiments on the Western Front

Different experiences of soldiers in the First World War

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The East Riding Yeomanry in the First World War
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The East Riding Yeomanry in the First World War

A soldier's experiences of wartime in the Middle East

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Working Women of the First World War
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Working Women of the First World War

New job opportunities for women of the Humber in WW1

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Minesweeping During the First World War
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Minesweeping During the First World War

How trawlermen of the Humber supported the Mine Clearance Service.

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Farm workers during the First World War in the East Riding of Yorkshire at harvest time
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Agriculture During Wartime in the Humber

Who worked the land during the First World War?

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Zeppelin Raids in the Humber During WW1
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Zeppelin Raids in the Humber During WW1

The effects of airship attacks on people of the Humber

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Recruits to the Hull Commercials (10th battalion, East Yorkshire regiment) in training
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Training Men to be Soldiers in the First World War

Explore what life was like for new recruits from East Yorkshire

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First World War cigarette card propaganda
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First World War Propaganda in the Humber

Techniques used to encourage men and women to volunteer for service

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How the First World War affected families
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How the First World War affected families

The aftermath of the war for soldiers’ loved ones

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Preston Takes in WW1 Belgian Refugees
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Preston Takes in WW1 Belgian Refugees

Belgian King rewards Preston ladies

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Life in WW1 Country House Hospitals
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Life in WW1 Country House Hospitals

Temporary wartime hospitals created during 1914-1918

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Female Munitions Workers in WW1
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Female Munitions Workers in WW1

Thousands of British women took on dangerous jobs in wartime factories

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WW1 Mobile Dental Surgery
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WW1 Mobile Dental Surgery

Providing dental treatment to soldiers fighting in France

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WW1 Prisoners of War from Lancashire Regiments

Parcels sent to British POWs in Germany

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WW1 Food Shortages and Rationing

The Women's Land Army - feeding the Home Front!

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Dick, Kerr's Ladies FC
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Dick, Kerr's Ladies FC

One of the earliest women's football teams in England

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