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