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OUT SUNDAY! THE NEW FORCES WAR RECORDS MAGAZINE IN A NUTSHELL

The cover of our April 2015 issue of Forces War Records Magazine - our first ever!

Wondering what we have in our new monthly member magazine, out Sunday 22nd March 2015, to make it worth reading? See for yourself below. Basically, it exists to help you:

-Find the person you are looking for on our site, quickly and easily.
-Learn about the incredible resources available to members, such as photo identification help and access to our extensive Historic Documents archive. 
-Identify clues or gain advice to help you break through the walls restricting your research. 
-Understand which societies, archives and museums could hold more information about your ancestor, and how you can best go about uncovering it.
-Learn more about the different branches of the Forces and key historical events, to gain an impression of what life for your ancestor would have been like. 

The first issue is completely free to ALL site members, so you’ll get it if you simply sign up for a free Basic Membership here: http://www.forces-war-records.co.uk/register.  

CONTENTS:

HISTORIC FEATURE
Britain’s Secret Army, the story of the Auxiliary Units, the UK’s last line of WW2 defence

TOURING THE ARCHIVES
We bring you the latest news from The Keep Military Museum

GENEALOGICAL BOOT CAMP
A clear and handy guide to getting started researching your military ancestor

TREASURES FROM OUR ARCHIVE
We flick through some unique WW1 albums
 
ASK THE EXPERTS
Our staff answer your genealogy questions

HERO IN YOUR FAMILY
Stories of your military ancestors

FIVE MINUTE TUTORIAL
The easiest way of using our search parameters to find who you’re looking for

GETTING GRAPHIC
Allied Great War casualties quantified

MEET THE EXPERTS
This week we introduce you to Tom Bennington, one of our many military history experts

ANORAK’S CORNER
A chance to win a full year’s subscription

EXTRACT FROM OUR ARCHIVE
How the First Lieutenant of HMS Sikh won a Bar to his Distinguished Service Cross


FROM THE DESPATCHES
News from Forces War Records and the wider world of military genealogy

ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF REMEMBRANCE
Happenings of the Great War day by day; this issue, April 1915

WHAT’S ON GUIDE
Military Fairs, talks, courses and events happening soon

We're really excited about the new magazine, and we hope you'll like it too come Sunday!

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