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#ForgottenFriday: Those That Stayed Behind

#ForgottenFriday: Those That Stayed Behind

Those That Stayed Behind: Conscientious Objectors and Scheduled Occupation during the First World War WW1 Military Conscription After the outbreak of war in July 1914, it became apparent that Britain’s small professional army would not be sufficient for the scale of...
#ForgottenFriday – The London Naval Conference

#ForgottenFriday – The London Naval Conference

The London Naval Conference held on 22nd April 1930. It was the third in a series of five meetings, formed with the purpose of placing limits on the naval capacity of the world’s largest naval powers. The purpose of the meetings was to promote disarmament in the wake...
#Forgotten Friday – Easter on the Ration

#Forgotten Friday – Easter on the Ration

This week’s #ForgottenFriday, we’re exploring how wartime Britain continued the sweet treats for Easter! Pre-war Confections The confectionary industry was well established in pre-war Britain and by the late 1930s, the public had access to a wide range of...
#ForgottenFriday – Penicillin

#ForgottenFriday – Penicillin

In today’s #ForgottenFriday, we are looking into medicine in wartime. One of the paradoxes of warfare is that it has often led to significant advances in technology and medicine that have proved to be of great advantage to humans and animals too! One of the...
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