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Prisoner of war records now available online

More than 764,000 records of servicemen, women and civilians who were taken captive during the Napoleonic Wars, Crimean War, Boer War, First World War and Second World War have been published online.

Tags: boer war, Crimean War, first world war, military history, napoleonic wars, prisoner of war, second world war

Battle of Loos ‘behind the scenes’ revealed

Over 350 Army Headquarters war diaries have been published online by The National Archives to mark the centenary of the Battle of Loos, the first...

Tags: Battle of Loos, first world war, military history, unit war diary

Answering your military history questions on Twitter

Our military specialist William Spencer will be taking your questions on Twitter from 15:30 to 16:30 on Tuesday 10 February 2015. William can help you...

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