First World War
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This is the moment when the mother of John Travers Cornwell – otherwise known as Jack or Boy Cornwell – was informed that he would receive a posthumous Victoria Cross.
Search for World War Two Spitfire, crashed by pilot during routine flight in 1940, begins in Cambridgeshire
A week-long excavation to unearth a Mark 1 Spitfire which crashed on a routine training flight during the Second World War has begun on the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
The Chimp who went to War: This chimpanzee accompanied a skirt-wearing, tattooed commander on an epic World War I mission
See pictures of a First World War chimpanzee, Josephine, and eating from a spoon and having her hair preened as part of a British Admiralty journey from Twickenham to Africa.
In 1919, Exeter’s Royal Albert Memorial Museum was given a collection of German military equipment gathered by the British War Trophies Commission after the Armistice - including this mask.
Ensigns from the First World War Battle of Jutland, some damaged in battle, have been unveiled together at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth for the first time since 1916.
Archaeologists working on Ministry of Defence land used by soldiers preparing for the Battle of the Somme say the camouflaged trenches would have originally been used during the First World War.
Scrapbooks compiled by an Edinburgh family during the First World War are being published online thanks to detective work by Edinburgh library staff.
"Lucky" First Wold War ship HMS M.33 is due to open to the public as a unique multimedia experience telling the story of the disastrous Gallipoli Campaign.
100-year-old documents, transcribed by an army of volunteers, are revealing the lives and heroic deeds of merchant seamen during the First World War.
A memorial Victoria Cross paving stone will be laid this weekend in Islington to remember Master Frederick Parslow who died as captain of the SS Anglo Californian, which was attacked by a German......
Tickets for a special centenary commemoration of the Battle of the Somme next year will be distributed by a public ballot on September 15.
Work to restore the Kitchener Memorial, marking the death of the Secretary of War on HMS Hampshire in 1916, begins as fundraising for a memorial with names of 736 crew lost with him continues.