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WW1 archeology exhibition in Ypres

Ypres’ In Flanders Fields museum is focusing its attention on the subterranean relics of war this year. Entitled Traces of War, WW1 Archeology the museum’s fascinating new exhibition explores the strata of buried First World War remains that lie less … Continue reading

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Archeologists investigate WW1 Norfolk airbase

Archeologists have conducted a preliminary survey of one of England’s more important First World War airfields. Members of the West Norfolk and King’s Lynn Archaeology Society have investigated the site of Royal Flying Corps base at Narborough. The airbase opened … Continue reading

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Largest First World War archeological dig under way in Belgium

A project to lay a new pipeline through an area that was once part of the Western Front is yielding a large number of archeological finds. As Belgian energy company Fluxys works to put the pipeline in place, archeologists are taking … Continue reading

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WW1 firing range discovered in Wales

A First World War rifle range has been discovered by a recently formed Welsh history society. Ian Fewing, secretary of the Aberystruth Archaeology and History Society was out walking in Cwmcelyn, Blaenau Gwent, Wales when he came across a collapsed … Continue reading

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World War I medal found in Isle of Man field

A metal detectorist is hoping to trace the relatives of a World War 1 soldier after discovering his Victory Medal in an Isle of Man field. The BBC reports that the medal is embossed with the name WH Gelling and … Continue reading

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World War I trenches restored at Berkhamsted

Trenches used for training World War I troops at Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, have been mapped and partially restored. The Hemel Gazette reports the trenches were used by more than 14,000 troops from the Inns of Court Officers’ Training Corps that prepared … Continue reading

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World War I artillery guns found on Salisbury Plain

Historians searching for the wreckage of a World War II German aircraft have discovered the remains of two World War I 15-pounder field guns. The guns were probably used as targets during World War II training exercises. The Daily Mail … Continue reading

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