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Yorkshire man searches for rules of World War I card game

A Yorkshire pensioner is trying to find anyone who knows the rules of Militaire, a card game that was played in the trenches of World War I. The York Press reports that Brian Elsegood believes a deck of cards he … Continue reading

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France considers pardons for World War I deserters

A report requested by France’s Ministry of Veteran Affairs recommends that French soldiers who were executed by their own side during World War I should have their records reassessed. France 24 reports that a document delivered to France‚Äôs Ministry of … Continue reading

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World War I soldier’s letters uncovered in Toronto house

A collection of letters, photos and postcards dating back to the First World War has been discovered in a house in Toronto, Canada, reports Canadian broadcaster CBC. The letters were sent to a woman named Hilda MacLeod apparently by a … 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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