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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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Donald Simpson Bell's Victoria Cross
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Donald Simpson Bell's Victoria Cross

The story of the first footballer to volunteer in WW1

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Gift tin of chocolate sent to York servicemen at Christmas WW1
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York Chocolate Sent to WW1 Soldiers

Raising soldiers' morale during Christmas 1914

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WW1 Medal Stories
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WW1 Medal Stories

Six of our First World War Guardians and the medals they received

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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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Wilson Line ship the SS Eskimo
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Merchant Shipping During WW1

Hull merchant seamen's experiences of the First World War

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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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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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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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Group photograph of the Leeds Pals
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Remembering the Leeds Pals Battalions

The Leeds Pals in the First World War

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Harry Oldham Passchendaele Survivor
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Harry Oldham Passchendaele Survivor

First World War soldier rescued from the mud of No Man's Land

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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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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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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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Bible with WWI bullet embedded in it
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WW1 Soldier Frederick Peil saved by his bible

German bullet lodged in the bible of a Cumbrian soldier from Ireby

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Hyman Rutstein of the Jewish Battalion
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Hyman Rutstein of the Jewish Battalion

Tefillin that helped WW1 soldier maintain his faith in the trenches

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Honouring Oldham's WW1 Soldiers
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Honouring Oldham's WW1 Soldiers

Examining a First World War memorial from different perspectives

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Air Raids on the WW1 British Home Front
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Air Raids on the WW1 British Home Front

How German Zeppelin attacks brought the fighting to British civilians

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Alfie Knight's Letter to Lord Kitchener
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Alfie Knight's Letter to Lord Kitchener

Nine year old Dublin boy responds to WWI recruitment drive

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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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