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Trooper Bert Main and Songster (the oldest horse to serve in WW1) in France 1915. Photo © Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum (This image is licensed under Creative Commons BY NC SA)

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The Lochnagar Crater in Somme, France is a privately owned crater made during World War I. It was purchased by Richard Dunning in 1978 with the aim of preserving the site.

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from Mum In The Madhouse

Pinwheel Poppies – A Remembrance, Armistice or Veteran’s day activity

Both my boys take part in the annual remembrance parade as Cubs and this year it is the 100 anniversary of the start of World War One. This has really captured the boys imagination, so we made Poppy Pinwheels. Remembrance Day, Armistice Day or Veteran’s Day as it is sometimes called is November 11… More

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Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red, created to mark the centenary of the start of the Great War. It will eventually include 888,246 ceramic poppies to represent all British or colonial military fatalities of the conflict.

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from British Vogue

WW1 In Vogue

This month marks 100 years since the start of World War One. In the August issue, Jo Ellison looks at Vogue's coverage of the Great War

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WWI, Nov 1916, Somme. Working party wearing waterproofs and trench waders, carrying shovels about to start of in the rain. Near St Pierre Divion. ©IWM

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Pictures of the day: 3 October 2014

'Blood swept lands and seas of red' – poppy display at the Tower of London. I wish I could've seen this!!!

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WWI, Nov 1916, Somme, Ancre; Troops outside a London coffee stall at Auchonvillers, a starting-point of the British attacks on Beaumont Hamel. ©IWM

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