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Researching the Home Front of the First World War in Wiltshire

Researching the Home Front of the First World War in Wiltshire

World War One had an enormous impact on the lives of Wiltshire people. Men, women and children helped to support the war effort through making munitions, farming, fundraising, sending supplies to the troops, volunteering for civil defence and nursing the wounded. Shortages of fuel and food, rationing, the threat of air raids and the absence of the men fighting in the armed forces changed their daily lives. Find out how to research the Home Front in this week’s Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre blog.

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