Prince Harry unveils memorial arch to mark 100 years since outbreak of war
Visit our centenary website for stories of the North-East's role in the First World War and to search our database of over 1,800 soldiers from the region who fought The Prince, who wore No 1 dress of the ... the Tower of London played The Last Post and ...
World War One’s role in the worst ever flu pandemic
The pandemic flu virus spread around the world in several waves, causing illness in 20% to 50% of infected people and death in 1 ... war for nine months and persisting in its aftermath as people travelled back to their homes. Indeed, the war played a major ...
WW1 nostalgia: how the outbreak of war was reported
Little did the barely two-inch square box adorning the front of the Surrey Advertiser, on August 5 1914, convey the horrors of the First World War. Albeit in stark ... Britain's mobilisation and the role the towns would play. Like the Surrey Advertiser ...
Millions of Britons do not know what their ancestors did in the First World War
But a staggering 7.5million Britons have failed to pay heed to those words and are completely unaware of what role their relatives played in the ... who fought in First World War are unaware of their military heritage and do not know what they did.
IRAQ: The Role of Tribes
What part can tribes play ... roles. In exchange, they have their people's allegiance, Baram says. For centuries, sheiks were appointed by a council of elders within a tribe, and a sheik's authority was not unlimited. The British— who ruled Iraq between ...