fbpx
#Forgotten Friday: Make Do & Mend!

#Forgotten Friday: Make Do & Mend!

The war caused a shortage of clothes, and high prices for those that could be found in the shops. It was no longer possible to get supplies of clothes from abroad, and clothes manufacturers in Britain had to make things needed for the war, such as uniforms and...
#Forgotten Friday: Ministry of Food Leaflets

#Forgotten Friday: Ministry of Food Leaflets

Cookery leaflets were issued during WWII by the Ministry of Food. They were to encourage healthy but frugal eating habits among the British population. In January 1940, the British government introduced food rationing. The scheme was designed to ensure fair shares for...
#Forgotten Friday: The Corkscrew Pickets

#Forgotten Friday: The Corkscrew Pickets

This piece of history is very interesting and hardly spoken about in addition to other elements of Trench Warfare in the First World War. Before finding its home in our Archive, this picket was found and rescued from Vimy Ridge in Ridge, and later situated in our...
DIG FORVICTORY