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Battle of Hill 70

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Ottoman army camel troops at Beersheba. This was Lawrence of Arabia time. The Ottomans suffered a resounding defeat and lost all their Arabian lands (something that Turkey is trying to partially 'correct' today.

9 Times The Sikh Regiment Proved Their Legendary Status

Sikh soldiers fighting in Italy WWII Sikh soldiers emigrated from both India and Pakistan and served in the US Army as far back as World War I. Thousands of Sikh soldiers helped liberate France in WWII.

The Fallen. D-Day Tribute in Arromanches, France to those who died in Operation Neptune, June 6, 1945. Nine thousand silhouettes in the sand.

A heartbreaking tribute.

The Fallen. A D-Day Tribute in Arromanches, France for those who died in Operation Neptune" Operation Overlord", June Nine thousand silhouettes in the sand.

An East German soldier ignores orders to let no one pass and helps a boy, who was found on the opposite side from his family, cross the newl...

An East German soldier ignores orders to let no one pass and helps a boy, who was found on the opposite side from his family, cross the newly formed 'Berlin Wall'- 1961

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through

The team: Nurses treated injured soldiers, British and German, at the hospital in Kent - article and pictures about the diary of a WW1 nurse

Battered suitcase unlocks story of a World War One nurse who cared for German soldiers while her brother lay dying on the battlefield

The team: Nurses treated injured soldiers, British and German, at the hospital in Kent - article and pictures about the diary of a nurse

https://flic.kr/p/aEg5g1 | Unsung heros - World War 1 nurses | On Remembrance Sunday it seems fitting to post an image of some of the unsung heros (heroines) of conflict.  I believe taken in northern France, probably c. 1916, this image is from Nurse Ripley's album - www.flickr.com/photos/whatsthatpicture/sets/7215762769463...  There's a nice piece about WW1 nurses, and the newly available online records, on the Ancestry blog - blogs.ancestry.com/uk/2011/11/13/nurses-and-the-wounded-i...

Believed to hae been taken in northern France, probably c. this image is from Nurse Ripley's album - Unsung heros - World War 1 nurses.

The great and good of the military world were in Kings Lynn last night for the premiere of a new film about World War One.  'The Great Story' gives a unique account of the conflict through twelve animations created by local schoolchildren, many of whom are the children of soldiers serving today. The children worked in groups using a filming technique called Stop Motion Animation.

Cavalry march into Kings Lynn for premiere of fundraising film about the First World War

Read the latest Anglia stories, Cavalry march into Kings Lynn for premiere of fundraising film about the First World War on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Anglia news

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