Great BBC News feature on #FightingforPeace and some of the unexpected stories in the exhibition, from #WW1 No Conscription Fellowship groups to Winnie the Pooh creator AA Milne's 1934 book Peace with Honour: [ Ow.ly Link ]

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Wire by Paul Nash (1918)
Who was Lawrence of Arabia? Not quite who you expected [ Ow.ly Link ]

Who Was Lawrence Of Arabia?

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Happy #MothersDay! This poster, issued by The Ministry of Food in #WW2, advertises the extra rations available to expectant mothers.

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Clocks go forward tomorrow! Did you know that Daylight Saving Time was introduced in 1916 to increase levels of agricultural production? As British Summer Time begins, pay tribute to the Women's Land Army. This photograph depicts Land Girl Iris Joyce leading a bull at a farm somewhere in the UK during 1942. Iris had previously been a typist, but after four weeks training at the Northampton...
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25 photos from The Bosnian War of 1992–1995

25 Photos From The Bosnian War Of 1992–1995

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From conscientious objectors to peace camps and modern day marches, explore how a century of peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict. Visit our new #FightingforPeace exhibition this weekend: [ Ow.ly Link ]

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Whizz Bangs And Wind-Ups: 10 Tommy Slang Terms

Whizz Bangs And Wind-Ups: 10 Tommy Slang Terms

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7 Artworks Of The Battle Of Britain

7 Artworks Of The Battle Of Britain

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Explore the creativity of a century of anti-war protest movements through 7 posters and placards [ Ow.ly Link ] #FightingforPeace

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Powerful Colour Footage Of The Beaches After D-Day

Powerful Colour Footage Of The Beaches After D-Day

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How The Potsdam Conference Shaped The Future Of Post-War Europe

How The Potsdam Conference Shaped The Future Of Post-War Europe

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Watch our exhibition trailer for People Power: Fighting for Peace, now open at IWM London until 28 August 2017. From the First World War to the present day our exhibition explores how peace activists have used the creative against the destructive - from a tiny pin badge to a 30ft banner. Book tickets online now: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Tactics And The Cost Of Victory In Normandy #WW2

Tactics And The Cost Of Victory In Normandy

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The German Response To D-Day #WW2

The German Response To D-Day

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#OnThisDay 23 Mar. 1945: Operation ‘Plunder’ – the Allied crossing of the River Rhine – begins.

THE ALLIED CAMPAIGN IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE, 6 JUNE 1944 - 7 MAY 1945

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5 Facts About Camouflage In The First World War

5 Facts About Camouflage In The First World War

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Who Was Woodrow Wilson?

Who Was Woodrow Wilson?

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How The End Of The Second World War Led To A Nuclear Arms Race

How The End Of The Second World War Led To A Nuclear Arms Race

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12 Ways Animals Have Helped The War Effort

12 Ways Animals Have Helped The War Effort

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