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Keep the Memories Alive - Suggested Reading

World War I

Walking The Somme: a walkers guide to the Somme battlefields. First published in 1997, the updated edition came out in 2011 and now contains fifteen works covering the whole Somme battlefield.

Great War Lives: the First World War retold through the stories of men who fought in the conflict and a guide to tracing your own WW1 ancestors who fought and died in the conflict. Published by Pen & Sword in 2010.

Walking Arras: a walking guide to the Arras battlefields from the fighting there in 1917. Published by Pen & Sword in 2007.

Courcelette: Courcelette is one of the many Somme villages that became a German stronghold in their tenacious fight to keep the British armies at bay.

Combles: Combles was the largest village on the Somme in 1916 and fighting for its possession began in September 1916.

World War II

Walking D-Day: a walking guide covering the site of the largest amphibious invasion of all time, the first step in the Allied liberation of France and the rest of northwest Europe.

Keep the Memories Alive

An introduction to Keep the Memories Alive.

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UK fails to know its VE Day from its D-Day.


Collection of memories from World War 2

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Photo memories from the past & present.

Suggested Reading

A selection of books and website articles.