There are a large number of myths and little known but important facts about WWI. On the following pages we try to bring you some of this information to better set WWI in context.
- First section on page 2 – Lions and donkeys: 10 big myths about World War One debunked – taken from the BBC News website – attribution – Dan Snow http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25776836
- Second section on page 6– Did You Know – from Tutbury Book of Remembrance
- Third Section on page 8– Tutbury’s Eleven War Memorials
- Fourth Section on page 9– The Christmas
Truceand the men who died – if used, you would need to précis it or extract suitable bits – but it has an important message, particularly for Tutbury.
- Fifth Section on page 10 – General facts & figures from the Western Front Association magazine Stand To! – January 2014 Issue
- Sixth Section on page 10– Commonwealth War Graves Commission Facts & Figures
- Seventh Section on page 11– Miscellaneous