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RAF Museum secures lottery funding for World War I showcase

London’s Royal Air Force Museum’s plans to develop its Grahame-White Factory building into a showcase for its World War I collections have received initial support of £74,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The new exhibition, entitled the First Air War, … 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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World War I New Zealand soldiers shown of Flickr

Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa) is using photsite Flickr in a bid to find out more about the country’s World War I soldiers. The museum has added a large number of photographs that were taken in … Continue reading

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Remembrance garden planned for Guards Museum

A £600,000 fundraising appeal is aiming to create a ‘haven of remembrance’ at the Guards Museum – within the Wellington Barracks site near Buckingham Palace in London. Soil taken from battlefields in France and Belgium will be used in the … Continue reading

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