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  • Christmas at war: 1918 - At peace, but not at home Creative commons image Icon Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-2008-0314 / CC-BY-SA 3.0 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    Christmas at war: 1918 - At peace, but not at home

    The war may have ended in November, but some men who had been captured were still facing a Christmas in the...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1918 - At peace, but not at home

    Christmas at war: 1918 - At peace, but not at home Creative commons image Icon Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-2008-0314 / CC-BY-SA 3.0 under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    The war may have ended in November, but some men who had been captured were still facing a Christmas in the prison camps.
  • Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix Creative commons image Icon aussie~mobs under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix

    In a weary editorial, the Daily Mirror frets that humanity's capacity for creating destruction might have wiped out...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix

    Christmas at war: 1917 - Brotherhood and bombs don't mix Creative commons image Icon aussie~mobs under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Dec 2017
    In a weary editorial, the Daily Mirror frets that humanity's capacity for creating destruction might have wiped out all sense of fraternity - unless this...
  • Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front Creative commons image Icon Collections Bibliothèque de Documentation Internationale Contemporaine under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front

    Percival Philips scours France for good cheer - but it's hard to ignore the plight of those bombed out of their homes.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front

    Christmas at war: 1916 - Festivities at the front Creative commons image Icon Collections Bibliothèque de Documentation Internationale Contemporaine under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Dec 2017
    Percival Philips scours France for good cheer - but it's hard to ignore the plight of those bombed out of their homes.
  • Christmas at war: 1915 - A wish deferred Creative commons image Icon Aussie~mobs under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Christmas at war: 1915 - A wish deferred

    The Financial Times struggles to see a brighter future, but hopes that at least city traders will no longer be seen...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1915 - A wish deferred

    Christmas at war: 1915 - A wish deferred Creative commons image Icon Aussie~mobs under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Dec 2017
    The Financial Times struggles to see a brighter future, but hopes that at least city traders will no longer be seen as driven purely by greed.
  • Christmas at war: 1914 - Gifts for injured soldiers Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public Domain

    Christmas at war: 1914 - Gifts for injured soldiers

    Small kindnesses for troops recovering from their injuries in Manchester - and a surfeit of pudding.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1914 - Gifts for injured soldiers

    Christmas at war: 1914 - Gifts for injured soldiers Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public Domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Dec 2017
    Small kindnesses for troops recovering from their injuries in Manchester - and a surfeit of pudding.
  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains

    By The Forensic Engineering team

    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Dec 2017

  • The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains

    The Silver Bridge Disaster: Stresses and strains Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Production team
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Dec 2017
    The 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge was a human tragedy - 46 people died - and an engineering mystery: why did a bridge built to last a century not make...
  • Thirty-seven winters of discontent Creative commons image Icon Highways Agency under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    Thirty-seven winters of discontent

    By The OpenLearn team

    Since the original 1978/79 Winter Of Discontent, any setback at any time between late summer and Easter has been...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Dec 2017

  • Thirty-seven winters of discontent

    Thirty-seven winters of discontent Creative commons image Icon Highways Agency under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Dec 2017
    Since the original 1978/79 Winter Of Discontent, any setback at any time between late summer and Easter has been garlanded with the same grim title.
  • How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Brideshead
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Nov 2017

  • How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War?

    How did a Scottish golf club shape how we remember the First World War? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Brideshead
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Nov 2017
    A meeting at a convalescence hospital brought together three men whose war poetry shaped how we view the First World War.
  • Armistice Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Luckynick | Dreamstime.com

    Armistice Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Nov 2017

  • Armistice Day

    Armistice Day Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Luckynick | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Nov 2017
    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For Remembrance Day, here's a collection of...
  • Methods in Motion: Clashing loyalties Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Imperial War Museum

    Methods in Motion: Clashing loyalties

    By Dr Geoff Andrews

    Geoff Andrews argues that a multidisciplinary approach is key if we're to get to the heart of human vulnerabilities...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2017

  • Methods in Motion: Clashing loyalties

    Methods in Motion: Clashing loyalties Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Imperial War Museum
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Sep 2017
    Geoff Andrews argues that a multidisciplinary approach is key if we're to get to the heart of human vulnerabilities at moments of competing loyalties.
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