Last updated: 9 January 2017
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23 January 2017
Today, the National Army Museum has announced that it will open to the public on 30 March 2017 after a three-year £23.75 million re-development project including £11.5 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
6 January 2017
The previously unseen personal photographs of Corporal Joseph Egerton document the British campaign in the Sinai Peninsula during the First World War, which culminated in an Allied victory at the Battle of Rafa on 9 January 1917, exactly 100 years ago.
14 December 2016
The National Army Museum is publishing correspondence and clippings collected by Dame Florence Simpson, Chief Controller of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, demonstrating the important role women played in supporting the war effort in 1917.
5 December 2016
For the first time, records of nearly 12,000 soldiers from five Irish regiments disbanded after the Irish War of Independence in 1922 have been made available online.
16 November 2016
The National Army Museum is publishing the papers of Major Allen Halford-Walker, which provide a first-hand account of the earliest days of tank warfare.
11 November 2016
On 15 November 2016 the National Army Museum will be holding a parliamentary debate with guests including Kirsten Oswald SNP, historian Lord Bew and author Will Ellsworth-Jones.
14 October 2016
The National Army Museum has saved T E Lawrence’s dagger, robes and kaffiyah for the nation thanks to two grants from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) totalling £113,400.
13 October 2016
The National Army Museum is publishing extracts from the diary of Sheffield soldier Eric Hall, which gives a striking insight into the state of mind of British soldiers in the last weeks of the Somme Offensive.
22 September 2016
The National Army Museum is publishing the account of Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Maxwell VC in which he reveals the difficulties faced by commanders during the Battle of the Somme, and how they had to adapt to new weapons on the battlefield.
23 August 2016
The personal diary of Sergeant James Littler is being published online on the National Army Museum’s commemorative website First World War in Focus, 100 years after he survived the fierce fighting at the Battle of the Somme.
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