World War 1  War Heroes

 

 

For recent acquisitions of books about The War see the bottom of this page.

 

 

Be proud of your ancestors.

 

World War One Display

 

We have some interesting memorabilia - the poet Wilfred Owen's 'Medical Report'; 'Instructions for the Civilian Population in the Event of an Invasion' and a Temperance Pledge Card to sign before you joined the Army. . . . . . . . to name just a few.

 

 

New World War One books recently acquired

 

Jo Phelps' Longhope's Lion which tells us a little more about the men commemorated on the War Memorial in Longhope.

 

Max Hastings' Catastophe

 

John Lewis Stempel's  The War Behind the Wire - the story of British prisoners of war

 

And two books to accompany television programmes

 

Kate Adie's Fighting on the Home Front - the legacy of women in World War One and Jeremy Paxman's Great Britain's Great War

 

See also the 'Just In' link on the Library Page

Photography courtesy Barry Brown

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