This was the day that tanks were used en masse for the first time in the history of warfare as the Battle of Cambrai 1917 began. READ MORE HERE:
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On the 31st July we will be remembering a Centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele, which had an estimated 245,000 allied and 215,000 German casualties (dead, wounded or missing).
Today, the 9th April 2017 ceremonies will be taking place mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Events will be held at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France and the National War Memorial in Ottawa.
To mark the centenary of Passchendaele – The Third Battle of Ypres, events will be held in Belgium on the 30th and 31st July 2017. Read More Here:
This commemoration of his short life in words and music will be in the School Chapel where his VC is recorded, and will include a detailed account of the action and its significance for aerial combat and the morale of the nation.
The greatest naval battle since Trafalgar took place on May 31st – June 1st, 1916 when Sir John Jellicoe’s Grand Fleet met the German High Seas Fleet for the first time and only time at Jutland.
31st May 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland. – Join in with the commemorations and Remembrance services that will be held across the UK with this round up of events.
The Battle of Verdun was one of the largest battles of the First World War on the Western Front between the German and French armies
Forces War Records recently went to the National Archives, Kew to study some of the Telegrams sent just before the start of the Great War. We will be posting th [...]
Forces War Records recently went to the National Archives, Kew to study some of the Telegrams sent just before the start of the Great War. We will be posting t [...]
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