The HMS Amphion is notable both for firing the very first shot at sea of the Great War, and for sustaining the first British casualties. Read on to find out more about her eventful first (and last) days of the war.
Month: August 2014
WW1 Love Letters – World War One Soldier Love Letters
As seen today in the Daily Express and Mail Online, this love letter, written by a WWI soldier shortly before his death in the Arras offensive and donated to our collection by his relatives, was secretly treasured by his wife for over 60 years.