Despatches

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May 2017

Volunteer!

Digging In needs some volunteers to help keep the trenches in good order! Do you have time to spare?  Are you looking to contribute your time and skills, ideas and talents to a project that seeks to i…

Volunteer!

18

May 2017

Playing with The First World War

Playing is integral to human nature and in many senses it is through play that we learn about the world. Recognising the importance of video games as a modern cultural form, they should not be underes…

Playing with The First World War

24

March 2017

Women in Engineering

Louise Bell’s is the Diverse histories researcher for the National Archives – in her second article for Digging In, she explores how the records of women in engineering can be used as a new lens to vi…

Women in Engineering

14

October 2016

The Wounded of WW1: Society and Rehabilitation

Louise Bell is researching the impact that war wounds of all kinds had on people and society during World War I.  Caring for the wounded was a vital, complex process involving many people, institution…

The Wounded of WW1: Society and Rehabilitation