During the First World War (1914-18) Private Stephen Palmer was sent an Oxo tin that ended up saving his life.
An SAS soldier's personal survival kit contains many everyday objects. These can be used in ingenious ways, demonstrating both the adaptability and the resourcefulness of the Special Forces.
During the First World War Private Stephen Palmer was sent an Oxo tin that ended up saving his life.
The Army's influence on fashion is not new. Military dress has made its way from conflict to catwalk over and over again.
3 August 2018, 11.30am
Tim Newark discusses the history of military camouflage, with particular reference to the First World War
KS1 (Age 5 to 7)
Follow this gallery trail to find out how soldiers cope in different places and in different conditions.
KS2 (Age 7 to 11)
Follow this gallery trail to discover some of the amazing objects that have protected soldiers through time.
Follow this gallery trail to find some amazing objects that have helped soldiers to be superhuman.
Follow this gallery trail to find out what life was really like for a soldier in the First World War.
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