This week we will highlight our 10 favourite wartime sites recorded through Home Front Legacy over the years.
Home Front Legacy concluded with 5,947 sites recorded and we are now working to archive our project data with
Huts were by far the most widely produced and used building of the war. Huts were used for everything from housing newly recruited soldiers in training camps, to providing additional office space for the government in Lond
Events of the First World War Home Front are one of the most ephemeral aspects of the war. Some of the places where interesting and large scale events took place have been recorded through Home Front Legacy.
The First World War saw the first use of airships and fixed wing aircraft to bomb the UK. Civilians were no longer protected by the conventions of war and the Home Front was soon the front line of a new type of warfare. Th
At the outbreak of the First World War Britain was unprepared for the large numbers of casualties that would soon arise.
Military hospitals had been prepared to accept an expected 50,000 wounded when war broke out. Howe
Strikes, industrial action and civil unrest were still a common occurrence throughout the First World War. Workers sometimes went on strike to gain better pay or working conditions and the civilian population staged protes
Railways played a vitally important role during the First World War. They were responsible for everything from transporting soldiers to the embarkation points on the coast, transporting munitions from factories, transporti
Presentations from our 2018 workshops can be found below. We would like to thank all speakers for providing their presentations for inclusion on the Home Front Legacy website.
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The essence of War Walks on the Home Front is original research and its popular interpretation as a series of stories during a guided walk. To date we have organised 15 guided walks and published the same number
Home Front Legacy Champions have been key to the project's success. Our Champions have helped by recording sites in their local area and promoting the project.
To highlight their hard work we asked our Champions to intr