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Hot off the press – new titles this week

It’s been another excellent week at The Archive.  We’ve added 164,490 pages this past week.  We have two brand new titles for yo...
#1918Newspapers

#1918Newspapers

To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, throughout 2018, we are tweeting a historical newspaper front page from the same da...
Researching Military History in Newspapers

Researching Military History in Newspapers

History was once dominated by ‘great men’ and ‘great battles’.  Today we can tell a far more nuanced story about the...

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