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A Pipe Major, Delville Wood and The Black Watch

The South African troops that relieved the 8th Battalion The Black Watch at the battle of Longueval pushed in to Delville Wood the next day. Despite brave and tenacious fighting they were unable to hold the position, despite reinforcement and  … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: No Surrender by Frank Feller

The National Fund for Acquisitions recently celebrated its 60th anniversary in December 2013. To help them celebrate, many of this year’s Object of the Month posts will be objects acquired with support from the NFA, starting with May! May’s Object … Continue reading

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