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60 second histories
date: 06 Nov 2017
  School’s fallen heroes remembered through competition winner’s films   In January 2016, Squaducation announced a new competition for schools, My EPIC ERA. Launched as a national history based competition, its aim was to enthuse children and help...
tags:
  • 20th Century
  • Education
  • News
  • World War 1
  • WW1
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...
tags:
  • 20th Century
  • Battles
  • This week in history
  • Warfare
  • WW1
date: 18 Jan
The Paris Peace Conference  - 18th January 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...
tags:
  • 20th Century
  • Politics
  • WW1
date: 09 Nov 2016
MY EPIC ERA 2016 – THE RESULTS ARE EPIC!   In January 2016, Squaducation announced a new competition for schools, My EPIC ERA. Launched as a national history based competition, its aim was to enthuse children and help them create and develop a...
tags:
  • Education
  • General
  • World War 1
  • WW1
date: 01 Jul
1st July 1916  -  This was to be the big breakthrough. The push that would split the German line in two and relieve the French who were under pressure at Verdun. It turned out that on day 1, Z day, as it was codenamed, the British Army suffered the...
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  • 20th Century
  • Battles
  • This week in history
  • WW1
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