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"The Quetta Quakes": Dimoline, W A

Photos of performances by "The Quetta Quakes" during William Alfred Dimoline's service as Signals Officer with 2 Indian Div Signals, Quetta, Pakistan.

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A Midshipman's Journal: Alderson, B

This is the first extract of a journal compiled by Basil Alderson, a Surgeon Lieutenant and midshipman on board the aircraft carrier, HMS GLORIOUS, 1935-1936. The journal comprises manuscript entries,…

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A Nurse At War (Part 1): Seabroke Cooper, E

Part 1 of an album belonging to Emily Seabroke Cooper who served in Imperial Yeomanry Hospital (IYH) Deelfontein and IYH MacKenzies Farm Maitland Camp Capetown, during the Second Boer War, South Africa. The…

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A Royal Flying Corps Trainee (Part 1): Bryant, A

This collection of letters from Arthur Bryant to his parents describes his experiences as a Royal Flying Corps trainee in Shoreham in Sussex in January 1918. Bryant describes visits to the theatre, amateur…

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A Royal Flying Corps Trainee (Part 2): Bryant, A

This second selection of letters from Arthur Bryant to his parents provides further insight into the life of a Royal Flying Corps trainee in 1918. The letters include descriptions of visits to the theatre,…

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A Volunteer In The Boer War (Part 1): Craig, G

A collection of photographs documenting a volunteer in the Boer War.

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A Volunteer In The Boer War (Part 2): Craig, G

This second part of the Volunteer series, explores the career of Granville Craig in the Second Boer War. Images include fortifications and trenches, the destruction of Boer buildings and a Boer attack…

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A Volunteer In The Boer War (Part 3): Craig, G

The third part of the Volunteer series, explores the career of Granville Craig in the Second Boer War. Images include block houses (forts), cavalry, trains, shooting practice, dead animals and an aardvark.

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A Volunteer In The Boer War (Part 4): Craig, G

The fourth part of the Volunteer series, explores the life of Granville Craig in the Second Boer War. Images include encampments, landscapes, scenes on board ship and groups of soldiers. 

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Adventures Of A Naval Surgeon (Part 1): Alderson, B

This first selection of items from the scrapbook of British naval surgeon Basil Alderson describes his life on board various ships in British waters and the Mediterranean in the early months of 1938. Items…

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Adventures Of A Naval Surgeon (Part 2): Alderson, B

This second part of the scrapbook of naval surgeon Basil Alderson in 1938 includes photographs of ships, descriptions of exercises and parades, first aid and medical equipment, illustrations of naval crests…

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Adventures Of A Naval Surgeon (Part 3): Alderson, B

This third selection of images from a scrapbook belonging to naval surgeon Basil Alderson moves into 1939, describing the sinking of the submarine THETIS, the Sea Scouts, daily life and including numerous…

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Afghanistan, 1915: Arnott, L

This collection of photographs relates to Lewis Arnott's service with the Royal Artillery, North West Frontier, India, 1915-1916. It includes images of the Afghan delegation to peace talks with Britain,…

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An Officer At Large (Part 1): Allenby, E

This first part of the photograph album Allenby 5/3 illustrates the travels of a young officer, Edmund Allenby, with revealing insights into his family life, military postings and manoeuvres in the late…

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An Officer At Large (Part 2): Allenby, E

This second part of the photograph album Allenby 5/3 illustrates the travels within the British Empire of a young officer, Edmund Allenby, with revealing insights into his family life, life on board ship…

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An Officer At Large (Part 3): Allenby, E

The third and final part of the photograph album, Allenby 5/3, illustrating the travels of officer, Edmund Allenby. The collection includes views of South Africa, Egypt, Naples, Switzerland and Uganda. Allenby…

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An Officer In Simla (Part 1): Hamilton, I

The first part of an album of photographs and other items from Ian Hamilton's time in Simla, India, 1885-1887. Hamilton went on to lead the ill-fated expedition to Gallipoli during the First World War. The…

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An Officer In Simla (Part 2): Hamilton, I

The second part of of an album of photographs and other items from Ian Hamilton's time in Simla, India, 1885-1887. Hamilton went on to lead the ill-fated expedition to Gallipoli during the First World…

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An Officer's Life (Part 1): Allenby, E

This first batch of photographs from an album belonging to Edmund Allenby provides a revealing insight into the personal life of an Army officer in the 1890s - showing life in Africa, military encampments,…

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An Officer's Life (Part 2): Allenby, E

This second batch of photographs from an album belonging to Edmund Allenby provides a revealing insight into the personal life of an Army officer in the 1890s - showing Allenby relaxing with friends in…

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Asymmetry In Afghanistan - The Poison Gas Option

Views of officers of 4 (Quetta) Division, Waziristan Force and Northern Command on the possible use of gas as an offensive weapon in North West Frontier Province, 1919. The report is one of several that…

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Bikes And 'Brooklands': Foulkes, C

A photographic collection showing early transportation and recreational vehicles. Still images developed from glass plate negatives.

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Camels In East Africa, 1928 (Part 1): Chater, A R

First half of the typescript volume, 'Camel Corps Regulations and Standing Orders'; 1 volume, September 1928. The volume forms part of the papers relating to the service of Maj Gen Arthur Reginald Chater…

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Camels In East Africa, 1928 (Part 2): Chater, A R

Second half of the typescript volume, 'Camel Corps Regulations and Standing Orders'; 1 volume, September 1928. The volume forms part of the papers relating to the service of Maj Gen Arthur Reginald Chater…

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China In Focus: Woods, G

This album features images of China around 1904, from the collection of Lieutenant Colonel George Woods, who served in the country at this time. The photographs include scenes of country life, temples…

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Crowds And Cars: Foulkes, C

A photographic collection showing crowds and cars circa 1909. Still images developed from glass plate negatives.

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Dominion Troops - London March Programme

Official programme for triumphal or victory march through London by Dominion troops, 1919. Colour, published in London.

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En route to China: Floud, B

This is the first album of five belonging to Bernard Floud (1915-1967), relating to his journey to China, 1938, as part of a League of Nations student delegation. The album contains photographs of countries…

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En route to China: Tea with Chiang Kai-shek (Part 1): Floud, B

This second instalment of a revealing photograph album compiled by Bernard Floud (1915-1967), relates to his journey to China in 1938 as part of a League of Nations student delegation. Floud visited both…

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En route to China: Tea with Chiang Kai-shek (Part 2): Floud, B

Part 2 of a second instalment of a revealing photograph album compiled by Bernard Floud (1915-1967), relates to his journey to China in 1938 as part of a League of Nations student delegation. Floud visited…

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En route to China: Tea with Chiang Kai-shek (Part 3): Floud, B

Part 3 of a second instalment of a revealing photograph album compiled by Bernard Floud (1915-1967), relates to his journey to China in 1938 as part of a League of Nations student delegation. Floud visited…

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Exploring The Great Sand Sea: Brooke-Popham, H R M

Notes, daily log and map relating to a five day journey to the Great Sand Sea south of Siwa, Egypt, made by ACM Sir (Henry) Robert (Moore) Brooke-Popham and various officers, 1935-1936.

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Fighting Your Corner

This training play entitled 'Fighting Your Corner' draws on historical collections relating to previous conflicts in Afghanistan that have been digitised as part of the Serving Soldier project.

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Gallipoli Examined: Hamilton, I

Another selection of official photographs from the Dardanelles Expedition in 1915-16. These photographs, supplied by the Central News Agency, were each assigned a four digit agency number which follows…

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Gallipoli In Close Up: Hamilton, I

A selection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915-1916. These photographs, supplied by the Central News Agency, were each assigned a four digit agency number which follows the description.…

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Gallipoli In Detail: Hamilton, I

A further selection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915-1916. These photographs, supplied by the Central News Agency, were each assigned a four digit agency number which follows…

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Gallipoli In Focus: Hamilton, I

Another batch of official photography covering the Dardanelles Campaign during World War One. The photographs include images of prisoners of war, naval ships, graves and the daily life of soldiers. 

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Gallipoli Through The Lens: Hamilton, I

Another selection of official photographs of the Dardanelles Expedition, 1915-1916. These photographs, supplied by the Central News Agency, were each assigned a four digit agency number which follows…

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Heroism And Gallantry

This gallery provides an insight into the role of heroism and gallantry in war and peace, including newspaper descriptions of the escape of prisoners of war; the heroic death of a naval officer during…

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HMS Kelly - The Outbreak Of War: Alderson, B

This selection comprises often informal and humorous crew news-sheets of the KDF (flotilla), September-October 1939, including photographs of HMS Kelly, Royal Navy destroyer of the K Class at the outbreak…

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Hunting Trip in Coimbatore, India: Foulkes, C

Photographs taken during Charles Foulkes' big game hunting trip in Coimbatore, India in 1920.

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India In Snapshot: Woods, G

This first collection of images from Lt Colonel George Woods' India album includes photographs of landscapes, hunting, mountain ranges and domestic life from the 1890s. 

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Isacke Diaries, 1897 (Part 1): Isacke, H

This first selection of diary entries from January 1897 was compiled by Hubert Isacke (1872-1943). Isacke was an army officer who served on the North West Frontier of British India, 1897-1898. Following…

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Isacke Diaries, 1897 (Part 2): Isacke, H

This second selection of diary entries from February and March 1897 was compiled by Hubert Isacke (1872-1943). Isacke was an army officer who served on the North West Frontier of British India, 1897-1898.…

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Isacke Diaries, 1897 (Part 3): Isacke, H

This third selection of diary entries from April and May 1897 was compiled by Hubert Isacke (1872-1943). Isacke was an army officer who served on the North West Frontier of British India, 1897-1898. Following…

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Isacke Diaries, 1897 (Part 4): Isacke, H

This fourth selection of diary entries from June and July 1897 was compiled by Hubert Isacke (1872-1943). Isacke was an army officer who served on the North West Frontier of British India, 1897-1898.…

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Isacke Diaries, 1897 (Part 5): Isacke, H

This final part of the 1897 Isacke diary covers the period 1 August until 31 December. It describes Hubert Isacke's involvement in the Malakand Field Force Expedition of July-August 1897 and also describes…

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Ismay Papers (Part 1): Ismay, H

Papers relating to Hastings Ismay at the Staff College Quetta, India and the RAF Staff College, Andover, Hampshire, 1922-1924.

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Ismay Papers (Part 2): Ismay, H

Notes by AVM Henry Robert Moore Brooke-Popham, RAF Staff College, Andover, Hampshire on enthusiasm and discipline. On the history of discipline and a transition from systems based on naked fear to more…

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Ismay Papers (Part 3): Ismay, H

Notes by Air Commodore Henry Robert Moore Brooke-Popham, RAF Staff College, Andover, Hampshire on morale, December 1923.

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Ismay Papers (Part 4): Ismay, H

Note by ECG, Staff College Quetta, Training lecture 3 and 4 on preparation and conduct of strategical, tactical and administrative exercises with bibliography, annotated by Ismay. With notes by Ismay…

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Journal of the Central Asian Society: Douglas-Scott-Montagu, J

A copy of the Journal of the Central Asian Society, Volume XI 1924, Part II, including an article by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu on 'The North West Frontier of India'. From the Douglas-Scott-Montagu collection. Montagu's…

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Kabul Under Attack: Alison, A

Gen Sir Archibald Alison (1826-1907): letter from Alison's cousin, Gen Sir Montagu Gilbert Gerard, with detailed account of the capture of Kabul, Afghanistan, 1880.

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L'Album De La Guerre, Vol 1 (Part 1)

L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstituee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par "L'Illustration" de 1914 a 1921. French illustrated…

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L'Album De La Guerre, Vol 1 (Part 2)

Second part of volume 1 of L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstituee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par "L'Illustration" de 1914…

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L'Album De La Guerre, Vol 1 (Part 3)

The third part of volume 1 of L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstituee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par "L'Illustration" de 1914…

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L'Album De La Guerre, Vol 1 (Part 4)

The fourth part of volume 1 of L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstituee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par "L'Illustration" de 1914…

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L'Album De La Guerre, Vol 1 (Part 5)

The fifth part of volume 1 of L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstituee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par "L'Illustration" de 1914…

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L'Album De La Guerre, Vol 1 (Part 6)

The sixth part of volume 1 of L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstituee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par "L'Illustration" de 1914…

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L'Album De La Guerre, Vol 1 (Part 7)

The sixth part of volume 1 of L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919: Histoire Photographique et Documentaire Reconstituee Chronologiquement a l'Aide de Cliches et de Dessins Publies par "L'Illustration" de 1914…

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Lawrence Of Arabia - From Castles To Combat: Lawrence, T E

This gallery features photography by Thomas Edward Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia), mainly of Crusader Castles and other fortifications in modern Syria, Turkey and elsewhere, all relating to his pre-war…

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Lawrence Of Arabia In France: Lawrence, T E

Thomas Edward Lawrence, later known as Lawrence of Arabia, read history at Jesus College Oxford. As part of his degree, he was required to submit a special thesis - Lawrence chose medieval military architecture…

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Letters From India: Brooke, A F

A selection of correspondence from Alan Brooke to his mother, Alice Brooke, covering his service in India with the Royal Horse Artillery, Jan 1913 - Jan 1914.

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Meeting Lord Chelmsford: Foulkes, C

PDF of papers relating to Foulkes' meeting with the Viceroy Lord Chelmsford on 7 Oct, including their discussion on possible introduction of gas warfare to India, to be employed against tribesmen in North…

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Mongolia In Closeup: Woods, G

This album of photographs is from the private paper collection of Lt Colonel George Woods. An artillery officer, Woods served in India, China and Burma during the first decade of the twentieth century. Woods…

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Nigeria Diary: Dimoline, W A

Extracts from the manuscript personal diary relating to William Alfred Dimoline's service in Nigeria, Jan-Jun 1924, including details of the birth of his first daughter, with telegrams, advertisements…

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North West Frontier: 56 Frontier Force Rifles War Diary

This gallery explores the British campaign the North West Frontier of India during the aftermath of the First World War in an official war diary relating to a tour of duty of the 56 Frontier Force Rifles…

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Operation Market Garden - A Conversation About Arnhem: Brady, T

Major Brady was 3 Irish Guards. His company fought through Belgium and Holland and during Operation Market Garden fought in and around Nijmegen.Operation Market Garden was one of the Second World War's…

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Operation Market Garden - Arnhem: Brady, T

Major Tony Brady was 3 Irish Guards. His company fought through Belgium and Holland and during Operation Market Garden fought in and around Nijmegen. Operation Market Garden was one of the Second World…

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Operation Market Garden - Gliders At Arnhem: Dauncey, M

Brigadier Mike Dauncey was a young officer in the Glider Regiment who landed near Wolfheze with the British Airborne Forces on the afternoon 17 September 1944. He was wounded in the battle and captured…

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Operation Market Garden - Irish Guards: Brady, T

Major Tony Brady was 3 Irish Guards. His company fought through Belgium and Holland and during Operation Market Garden fought in and around Nijmegen. Operation Market Garden was one of the Second World…

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Papers Of Quetta: Dimoline, W A

Papers and pictures relating to William Alfred Dimoline's service as Signals Officer with 2 Indian Div Signals, Quetta, Pakistan, including health certificates, receipts of posting, and letter from Capt…

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Photographs of China: Woods, G

A photograph album of China compiled by George Greville Woods (1870-1947) , a Royal Garrison Artillery officer who served in China from 1900 until 1904. The album includes landscapes, portraits, a map…

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Polen Et Litauen: War Office Library

German army training booklet on Poland and Lithuania (1937) that provides an insight into preparations for war: Armeen diesfeits und jenfeits der Grenze. Includes potted histories and details of the countries'…

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Postcards Of Quetta: Dimoline, W A

Postcards and pictures relating to William Alfred Dimoline's service as Signals Officer with 2 Indian Div Signals, Quetta, Pakistan.

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Quetta Earthquake Report: Dimoline, W A

Report published by the Government of India on the natural disaster and the authorities' response.

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Red Versus White: Poole, F C

Typescript report by Capt George A Hill, RAF, entitled 'Report of work done in Russia to end of 1917', 27 Nov 1918. With accompanying correspondence. From the collection of Major General Sir Frederick…

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Reminiscences Of Tibet: Campbell, F

Reminiscences of Tibet - typescript report by Frederick Campbell who accompanied the Younghusband Expedition to Lhasa, Tibet, 1904

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Revolutionary Russia - A British View: Poole, F C

Printed War Office report entitled 'Appreciation of the internal situation in Russia', 12 Jan 1919. From the collection of Major General Sir Frederick Cuthbert Poole, General Officer Commanding, North…

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Ruhleben Camp Magazine (No 1)

IN RUHLEBEN CAMP Magazine Issue No1 Sunday June 6th 1915. This is the first edition of a magazine produced by civilian internees of Allied powers imprisoned in Germany at the outbreak of war. The camp…

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Ruhleben Camp Magazine (No 2)

IN RUHLEBEN CAMP Magazine ISSUE No2 Sunday June 27th 1915. The second edition of the magazine produced by Allied internees of the camp, situated a few miles outside Berlin. The magazine reflects the cultural,…

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Ruhleben Camp Magazine (No 3)

IN RUHLEBEN CAMP magazine Issue 3 Sunday July 11th 1915. This third edition of the magazine was published by Allied internees of the German internment camp situated on the outskirts of Berlin. It features…

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Ruhleben Camp Magazine (No 4)

IN RUHLEBEN CAMP magazine Issue 4, August Bank Holiday, 1915. This fourth edition of the magazine was published by Allied internees of the German internment camp situated on the outskirts of Berlin. It…

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Ruhleben Camp Magazine (No 8)

This eighth edition of the magazine was published by Allied internees of the German internment camp on the outskirts of Berlin in September 1915. Featured articles include pieces on schooling, the dangers…

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Ruhleben Camp Magazine (No 9)

The ninth edition of the magazine was published by Allied internees of the German internment camp on the outskirts of Berlin in October 1915. This issue includes reports on football, cricket and tennis…

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Russian Civil War Close Up: Poole, F C

Printed War Office report entitled 'Report on visit of British Military Mission to the Volunteer Army under General Denikin in South Russia', Nov-Dec 1918.   From the collection of Major General Sir Frederick…

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Service In South Africa, Along The Nile And POW Life: Archer, J

A photograph album belonging to Captain John Archer covering service in the Boer War, in Malta, Crete, the Sudan, Egypt and as a prisoner of war in Germany. The album includes images of action against…

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Shooting Trip In Nyasaland At Christmas: Archer, J

Manuscript description of shooting trip in Nyasaland (Malawi) by Captain John Archer.

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Sketching The Afghan Border

Watercolours and sketches of the North West Frontier Province, India, 1909-1913, by an unknown artist.

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Soldiers And Civilians: Child, E

The interaction of soldiers and civilians in a Paris besieged by Prussian forces between 1870 and 1871 is captured in a series of remarkable publiications of caricatures and cartoons that highlight the…

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Stereoscopic Photos Of World War One (Part 1): Aston, S C

Stereoscopic photographs of World War One, originally the property of Lt A V Kidman, 513 Field Company, Royal Engineers, mostly relating to the Western Front, 1914-1918. 

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Stereoscopic Photos Of World War One (Part 2): Aston, S C

Stereoscopic photographs of World War One, originally the property of Lt A V Kidman, 513 Field Company, Royal Engineers, mostly relating to the Western Front, 1914-1918.

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Stereoscopic Photos Of World War One (Part 3): Aston, S C

Stereoscopic photographs of World War One, originally the property of Lt A V Kidman, 513 Field Company, Royal Engineers, mostly relating to the Western Front, 1914-1918. 

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Stereoscopic Photos Of World War One (Part 4): Aston, S C

Stereoscopic photographs of World War One, originally the property of Lt A V Kidman, 513 Field Company, Royal Engineers, mostly relating to the Western Front, 1914-1918. 

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The Birth Of The Tank (Part 1): Fuller, J F C

This selection represents the first part of Fuller 1/1, a bound volume of correspondence, reports, memoranda, maps and plans, mostly relating to the early development, testing, training and tactics associated…

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The Birth Of The Tank (Part 2): Fuller, J F C

This selection represents the second part of Fuller 1/1, a bound volume of correspondence, reports, memoranda, maps and plans, mostly relating to the early development, testing, training and tactics associated…

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The Birth Of The Tank (Part 3): Fuller, J F C

This selection represents the third part of Fuller 1/1, a bound volume of correspondence, reports, memoranda, maps and plans, mostly relating to the early development, testing, training and tactics associated…

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The Birth Of The Tank (Part 4): Fuller, J F C

This selection is the fourth part of Fuller 1/1 - a mainly typescript bound volume of reports, memoranda, notes, correspondence, sketches, plans and illustrations relating to the early history of the tank…

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The Birth Of The Tank (Part 5): Fuller, J F C

This fifth part of the 'birth of the tank' sequence is taken from the papers of John Frederick Charles Fuller (1878-1966) - specifically Fuller 1/1, a bound typescript volume of reports, memoranda, correspondence,…

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The British In Iraq - First Time Around: Lees, A T O

A collection of photographs relating the service of  Lt Aubrey Trevor Oswald Lees in Iraq during the early 1920s, during the British mandate of the territory following the break up of the Ottoman Empire. Lees…

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The Dardanelles Expedition: Hamilton, I

A collection of official photographs from the Dardanelles Expedition of 1915-1916.

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The Officer As Hero And Celebrity (Part 1): Robinson, C N

The first part of "Celebrities of the army", edited by Commander Chas. N. Robinson, London, 1900. A book depicting British senior officers as heroes, describing their adventures and accompanied by rich…

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The Officer As Hero And Celebrity (Part 2): Robinson, C N

The second part of Celebrities of the army, 1900. The book depicts British senior officers heroically, describing their adventures and achievements in recent colonial conflicts in a series of rich colour…

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The Officer As Hero And Celebrity (Part 3): Robinson, C N

The third and final part of Celebrities of the army, 1900. The book depicts British senior officers heroically, describing their adventures and achievements in recent colonial conflicts in a series of…

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The Ruins Of France (Part 1): Spears, E

This first selection from the extensive archive of Major General Sir Edward Spears chronicles life on the Western Front during the Great War when Spears was a liaison officer between the French and British…

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The Ruins Of France (Part 2) - Spears In France: Spears, E

This second selection from the archive of Major General Sir Edward Spears contains further insights into life on the Western Front during World War One. Spears was to become Head of the British Military…

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The Ruins Of France (Part 3) - Marching As To War: Spears, E

Batch three of this photograph album from the collection of Major General Sir Edward Spears captures the vicissitudes of war on the Western Front in vivid detail. Spears, a fluent French speaker, provided…

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The Ruins Of France (Part 4) - Observing The Great War: Spears, E

This fourth instalment of a photograph album belonging to liaison officer, Edward Spears, provides revealing testimony to the routine of the First World War: parades, inspections, decoration in battle,…

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The Ruins Of France (Part 5) - Death And Discipline On The Western Front: Spears, E

This fifth selection from a photograph album belonging to liaison officer, Major General Edward Spears, explores the often grim price of war, notably a series of dramatic photographs illustrating the drum…

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The Ruins Of France (Part 6) - Deepening Conflict: Spears, E

This sixth instalment of photography from the collection of Major General Sir Edward Spears chronicles a deepening conflict: use of aerial reconnaissance, artillery in action, the bombardment of the enemy. It…

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The Siege Of Paris (1870-1871): Child, E

This volume of cartoons, Souvenirs Du Siege de Paris, was collected by Edwin Child who was trapped in Paris during the siege of the city in the Franco-Prussian War. He volunteered for the Garde Nationale…

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Tirah - Photographic Journalism (Part 1)

This represents the first part of a photograph album published by Black and white Magazine, covering the Tirah Campaign in India's North West Frontier between 1897 and 1898. The Expedition photographs…

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Transvaal War Souvenir

This small selection of pages from a souvenir supplement published by the Illustrated London News covers the first two years of the Second Boer War, 1899-1900 and is entitled 'The Transvaal War'. The…

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Travels Of A Naval Officer Volume 3: Gurner, V G

Another album of photographs belonging to Rear-Admiral Victor Gallafent Gurner mainly features Royal Navy ships, including several cruisers and battleships, during the period c 1890-1920. The ships are,…

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Travels Of A Naval Officer Volume 4 (Part 1): Gurner, V G

The first of three selections of photographs from the fourth volume belonging to Rear-Admiral Victor Gallafent Gurner mainly shows life on board ship and the effects of war between the Russians and Japanese,…

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Travels Of A Naval Officer Volume 4 (Part 2): Gurner, V G

The second of three selections of photographs from the fourth volume belonging to Rear-Admiral Victor Gallafent Gurner features views of pleasure boating in Norfolk, including the Broads, showing the River…

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Travels Of A Naval Officer Volume 4 (Part 3): Gurner, V G

The last of three selections of photographs from the fourth volume belonging to Rear-Admiral Victor Gallafent Gurner features a wide variety of photography relevant to Gurner’s career and travels prior…

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Trenches Of The German Eastern Front

A collection of photos showing trenches on the German Eastern Front in World War One taken in Russia, Hungary and Romania, many captioned in German including soldiers in the trenches, relaxing, training…

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War In The Switzerland Of Asia - Swat Valley: Campbell, F

This collection of reports, telegrams, correspondence and maps charts two key campaigns in Swat in the North West Frontier, a place of lush mountain scenery that later earned it the title of the 'Switzerland…

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Waziristan, 1937: Penney, W R C

A pamphlet entitled, 'Waziristan, 1937', written by Major General Sir (William) Ronald Campbell Penney. Reprinted from the Royal Signals Quarterly Journal. The British were engaged in an operation in this…

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World War One Posters

In 2006, King's College purchased a collection of colour propaganda posters from the Moravian Church of North America. The posters were collected by the Reverend Kenneth G Hamilton (1892-1975), while working…

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