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Celebrations for the end of The Great War by Jack Samuelson

This scene pictures our finest hour: The celebration of the protection of our fine and noble country, Great Britain. Although it may have lasted for a long time, four years on the tension at Constitution Hill has become immense. The build up of motions and  emotions has captured the devotion of the country of Great […]

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Air Raid by Megan Palmer

On the evening of Monday 20th September 1940. The air raids went once again for another night. As we always do we run out of the house and into the shelter. I could see the search lights lighting sweeping the sky. As I hurried out I glanced up to see the stars in the sky. […]

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The War is Over

Yesterday there was a parade to show that the war has finally ended. We wouldn’t have been able to win the trench stalemate without these tanks. So the crowd is cheering them for all their hard work and efforts. Everyone in the crowd is happy and captivated and celebrating the great work our army and […]

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Bang Bang by Harry Risby

Bang Bang                                                                                                                                  the thumping drum Bang Bang The thunderous heartbeat   The memories   like a gun The trenches hid the sun   No more need to run We have won, victory over the Hun   Marching down the street I can’t hear a single beat I want to march away March away   Thank god […]

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Titanic by Charlie and Elliot

Once upon a time there was a young boy named Elliot Charlie, on a voyage on a boat called the ‘titanic’. It was the largest vessel at the time, and they were looking forward to a lovely holiday to New York. He had seen a beautiful young lady called Emma which he was very fond […]

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Fascism dies by Alice Santry

V-J Day Times Square (1945) Cheers and laughter fill the air, A sister, a mother with love to share. All together, united at last, The Japs surrendered, declared it fast. No more fighting, bombing or interrupted nights, The soldiers pulled through, with all their might. The last of our enemies is on the floor, This […]

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Auf Wiedersehen by Skittrell Tyler

Dear Mother and Father, I have just arrived at Southend-on-Sea. Once we have completed eating our piece of daily bread we are going to be transferred onto one of the detention ships at the mouth of the Thames River with the other POWs. I still need to be careful of what is written within this […]

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Dear diary

Dear Diary Today has been horrible. People have been rushing everywhere because I think there is going to be a war. I’ve heard on the news that the Germans want to take over the French and the Russians and us, the Great Britains, are telling them not to start a war or our military services […]

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WW1 diary entry by Ryan Terry

Dear Diary, January 9th 1916 It’s me again. Phil. You know the guy who has been writing to you for the last two years. I’ve wrote to you about my time in the trenches and the time where my wife and kids where taking to the country side. Well the other day I was telling […]

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Dear diary by Thomas Stokes

Dear Diary, It’s me again John. It’s October 3rd 1915 and I have just spent 3 weeks hiding underground after the first bombing raid. I have been hiding out in a small hole that I found, it was cramped at first but I slowly made it home. There has been non stop bombing in this […]

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