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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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Unknown New Zealand soldier to be buried at Messines

An unknown New Zealand soldier of the First World War will be buried at Messines Ridge British Cemetery in Belgium on 25 February. Archeologists discovered the remains in April 2012 and were able to identify him as a New Zealander … Continue reading

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World War I archeology at Cannock Chase

Archaeologists plan to excavate a unique training area that was created on Cannock Chase in Staffordshire during World War I. The site was based on Messines Ridge near Ypres and was used to help troops gain experience of conditions on … Continue reading

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Thessaloniki hospital exhibition tells tale of Balkan front

An exhibition entitled Army of the Orient in the Balkans: Archaeological Testimonials of a Hospital in Thermi/Sedes, has opened at the Museum of Byzantine Culture in Thessaloniki, Greece. Many of the items on show were recovered from the site of … Continue reading

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