World War I resulted in huge losses of life with an estimated 10 million military deaths and another 20 million injured. Cenotaphs remember nearly a million British soldiers who died in World War One and more than twice as many were injured — however, the
Month: October 2013
Animals, Mascots and Pets in WW2
A little-known part of this piece of history is that many pets were adopted by British troops
Special Operations Executive Records – Sabotage & Espionage
During the Second World War there were many people in the occupied lands who were prepared to resist the Germans and the job of the SOE was to locate people who could resist the Germans and also send agents in to help the resistance movements
WWII D-Day Paradummys – Fake Parachutists
Sheds can be a haven for men of certain age — perhaps that is why an old WWII D-Day dummy chose to make its home there?
The Role Of Dogs In WW1 Trenches – Dogs in World War One
It wasn’t just soldiers who deserved commendation for their bravery in the trenches. Dogs, horses, pigeons and many other animals served too. We will remember them.