Stories of prisoners of war from the Ottoman Front at Turkish Cultural Centre

Part of a poster advertising exhibition.

A unique exhibition featuring stories of the prisoners of war from both sides, Alliance and Entente powers, at the Ottoman Front is currently on show at the Turkish Cultural Centre in London. It contains philatelic and archival documents selected from the private collection of Kemal Giray, a documentarian of World War 1. "Passed by Censor" shows letters, …

What the First World War means to me

Date on stone memorial 1914-1919

By Simon Glyndwr John I read “Our Island Story,” by H E Marshall, when I was about ten years old and began a lifelong love of history and books. Unsurprisingly, history became my best academic subject and within that subject one topic chose me: the First World War (WW1).  My interest in WW1 developed whilst …