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Hot off the press – new titles this week

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It’s been another excellent week at The Archive.  We’ve added 164,490 pages this past week.  We have two brand new titles for you to explore and have added new years to five existing titles. Our new titles this week are two Bristol papers, The Bristol Daily Post and The Clifton and Redland Free Press.   This brings to nine the number of papers we have which were published in the city of Bristol.  Click here to see the full list. In

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#1918Newspapers

To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, throughout 2018, we are tweeting a historical newspaper front page from the same date 100 years ago. We’re delving into the British Newspaper Archive to bring you the daily news as it was reported a century ago, during one of the most momentous years in history. Follow us on Twitter and look for #1918Newspapers to stay up-to-date each day or keep track via our specially-designed tweet wall below. 1918’s Daily News

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Researching Military History in Newspapers

History was once dominated by ‘great men’ and ‘great battles’.  Today we can tell a far more nuanced story about the impact of warfare on nations and communities.  Newspapers can help to tell that story.  The papers in The Archive stretch back to the early 1700s and into the 2000s and can be used to research many famous, and forgotten, conflicts. Throughout November we will explore a variety of topics related to the history of conflict and the military services. The

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