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date: 06 Jul 2019
The WW1 Canadian Trophy Project   Kevin, one of our brilliant team here at 60 Second Histories is a British veteran, but since moving to Canada in April, he's joined the Royal Canadian Legion in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Follow Kevin's progress...
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  • 20th Century
  • Warfare
  • WW1
Free to view Exclusive FREE video on types of gas and protection
date: 22 Apr
The Gas Attack at Ypres in World War One - 22nd April 1915 -  NB: Image shown is of victims of gas in 1918   Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned...
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  • 20th Century
  • Battles
  • This week in history
  • WW1
date: 25 Mar
The Landings on Gallipoli         -  April 25th1915  -     The plan seemed sound enough. With stalemate on the Western Front in the form of trench warfare another ploy was needed. The one put forward was knock Ottoman Turkey out of the war, open up...
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  • 20th Century
  • Battles
  • This week in history
  • WW1
Free to view Exclusive FREE video on British soldier's uniform 1914-15
date: 18 Jan
The Paris Peace Conference      -  18thJanuary 1919  -     Two months after the official Armistice on 11th November 1918 the matter of how to settle the outstanding issues was hotly debated in Paris. This conference was to result in the Treaty of...
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  • 20th Century
  • Politics
  • World War 1
  • WW1
Free to view Exclusive FREE video on the equipment British Tommies carried
date: 25 Jul
The Death of Harry Patch   -     July 25th 2009  -     12 days after Harry Patch died his funeral took place at Wells Cathedral. Harry, the last surviving man who had fought in the trenches during World War 1, had lived in a nursing home in Wells...
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  • This week in history
  • WW1