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