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Armistice at home: Ruth A Symes looks at how our ordinary ancestors celebrated the end of the First World War away from the front
Armistice: a sparkie’s eye view: Andrew Chapman found a remarkable diary written by his grandfather, offering an eyewitness account of the surrender of the German fleet at the end of WW1
Missives of war: Jayne Shrimpton looks at how contemporary postcards reflect various aspects of the First World War
The search for Mr Vinneycombe: Keith Gregson shows how he has used The Genealogist and allied sites to solve one particularly challenging WW1 research problem
Two lucky escapes: Ross Gowland tells the story of William Gordon Mitchell, survivor of two world wars
A policeman’s lot: A notebook in a London archive gives a very personal insight into the life of a policeman. Nell Darby reports
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on brooches

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