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Edited by Joan Duncan. 96 pages. During the First World War the YMCA established 10,000 recreational centres in France, Italy, the Mediterranean, and on the 'home front' to cater for the welfare needs of the troops. Over 40,000 women answered the call for volunteers, with the ones serving in France even paying their own travel and accommodation expenses. This is the story of one such centre 'HUT...

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The Home Front 1939-1945: A guide for family historians.

By Robert Pols. 61 pages. ISBN 978-1-906280-27-7 This book aims to help with the dating of army photographs from the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th. It argues that much can be learned from such pictures, even when the regiment can't be identified, and even when the researcher has no pretensions to being a military historian. A head-to-toe examination of uniform an...

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War Memorials: A guide for family historians

By Stuart A Raymond. 63 pages. ISBN 978-1-906280-37-6 The Home Front played a significant role in the Second World War. Millions volunteered to serve part-time in the Home Guard and civil defence. Organizations such as the Red Cross, the Women's Voluntary Service, and the Women's Institute, depended on volunteers to run the services they provided. The Bevin Boys were conscripted to dig for coal...

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World War I Army Ancestry

Fourth edition. By Norman Holding, revised and updated by Iain Swinnerton. 104 pages. ISBN 1-86006-179-6 Anyone who served in the First World War 1914-18 ("The Great War") mst now be over a hundred years old, and one of the most costly wars in history, in terms of soldiers' lives, is now passing rapidly into the realms of family history and genealogy. For those who wish to record a history of th...

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