Author Archives: Hannah Scally

Pilots decorate their fighter planes

With a twist of dark humour, these Belgian planes have been painted for extra fighting spirit. One shows comedian Charlie Chaplin, superstar of the early cinema. The newspaper commented on the oddity, as ‘one more testimonial to the universality of fame which a really humorous and original player commands’. The second plane bears an image […]

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In Pictures: Armistice Day 1918

Allied and German powers signed the armistice to end the war in the early hours of 11 November 1918. Coming into effect at 11am that day, the conflict triggered mass celebrations across Europe and the conflict zones. Browse the gallery below to see how the British public celebrated (click to enlarge), or read more about […]

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Fassbinder's Germany: History, Identity, Subject (Amsterdam University Press - Film Culture in Transition) 2nd Chance (Women's Murder Club, Book 2)

The British Red Cross has launched a helpful new resource for WWI history. A new website aims to provide transcribed and digitised service records of all Red Cross members who served in Voluntary Aid Detachments (V.A.D.s) during the First World War. This ambitious project is a collaboration with Kingston University, with over 250 volunteers, and support from the Heritage Lottery Fund. […]

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