First World War
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This is the only known surviving Erskine leg. It’s a right leg made for Erskine House - then known as a hospital for limbless sailors and soldiers - at some point between 1916 and 1918.
Archaeologists have found an officers' toilet in a replica German trench made in the Hampshire countryside in World War One
The "Bedlam Trenches" - designed a century ago to replicate the German systems at the Battle of the Somme - have been excavated by Wessex Archaeology during an intense two-week dig.
The Tank Museum's Mark IV replica - a cameo star of Steven Spielberg's War Horse, made in 2010 - has travelled to France for the Somme commemorations.
Images from Jeremy Deller's 14-18NOW Somme Centenary tribute, 'were here because we're here', which saw ghostly soldiers appear at locations across the UK.
Explore the objects and stories marking 100 years since the Somme - from metal limbs and diaries to poetry and Christmas cards written on trench biscuits.
Hundreds of women saw the horrors of the Battle of the Somme. Here's what they faced on the first day
A new book, Sisters of the Somme, revisits the experiences of the women who served with the Order of St John Ambulance Brigade Hospital between 1915 and 1919. Read an extract here.
Arms, eyes and masks: Ten chilling exhibits from the Science Museum's World War One Wounded exhibition
As the new exhibition exploring the experiences and treatment of combatants and carers in World War One opens, take a look at ten key exhibits.
As we approach its 100th anniversary, new research by the National Army Museum suggests that most Britons know nothing or little about the Battle of the Somme.
Recalling the Battle of the Somme, Hughie O'Donoghue's labyrinthine landscapes go on show at London's Leighton House Museum for the Somme centenary.
100 years since the Battle of Jutland: UK exhibitions mark the greatest sea battle of the First World War
Exhibitions, installations, events and web projects are being launched across the UK to mark 100 years since the Battle of Jutland, on May 31 1916.
On the first anniversary of a fire at a Surrey National Trust house which destroyed a First World War football, re-enactors will embark on a two-day march with an Edwardian-style replica.
The battles of Verdun, Jutland and the Somme left a mass of untold stories and uncelebrated individuals behind. These ten objects help tell some of those tales.