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Find out how documents held by The National Archives can reveal a fascinating picture of the domestic lives of ordinary people living through the Second World War.
Wars in the 20th century have been responsible for the deaths of millions of people. Still more come back from conflict with permanent disabilities, in body and mind, in need of medical treatment, on-going care and financial support. Drawing on the wide range of materials in the National Archives, Dr Julie Anderson explores the history of people disabled in war in the 20th century. This talk was part of The National Archives' Diversity Week, a series of events and activities aimed at promoting equality and diversity in how we work and what we do. Dr Julie Anderson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of History at the University of Kent.
Finding an ancestor using Internet sources from the United Kingdom and Germany. This lesson also includes references to merchant navy records, and the SMS Seeadler (Sea Eagle) also known as the Pass of Balmaha which was commanded by Count Von Luckner. Douglas Page sailed on the SS Horngarth
An overview of the essential finding aids and documents held by The National Archives which can be used to trace ancestors who served in Nelson's Navy.