Our blog on how the First World War changed lives across Britain.
This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government
Our Back in Britain Tumblr uses snapshots of memories, people and events to shine a light on the legacy of the First World War.
These unique stories highlight how the First World War changed the culture of Britain and its legacy today.
This blog is part of the Government’s programme to mark the First World War Centenary.
Follow the Back in Britain Tumblr to find out more about:
Commemorating Gallipoli campaign
How the First World War changed our medicine
The pioneers of prosthetics and plastic surgery
On yer bike: motorbikes in the First World War
Recruitment boom: get yer khaki on and impress the ladies
Pulling together: how land, buildings and vehicles became part of the effort
Joined up communities – the Pals battalions
Of horses and men; a country on the move August 1914
A nation at war: how life changed on the home front
A First World War Summer
Lamps out over Europe
Volunteering for Victory: how charities helped in the war effort
The Beautiful Game
Calling all sportsmen: how elite athletes joined the ranks in the First World War
Mail on the front line
How bird-brains helped to win the War
Women come and help!
Booklets not Bullets: The Battle for Hearts and Minds
Marking ANZAC Day
The Sweet Taste of Home
The food of the First World War
Women Poets of the First World War
Women and the First World War
Celebrating the women of WW1 to mark International Women’s Day
The Somme to Hollywood: a journey by artificial moonlight
Shine a light
It’s elementary my dear Watson
Then and now - Life for teenagers in First World War Britain vs contemporary Britain
Food for thought
The First World War’s famous faces- J.R.R Tolkien
Christmas gifts and boxes
The last words of fallen soldiers in the First World War.
The First World War’s famous faces- A.A Milne.
The history of the Remembrance Day poppy.
How British Summer Time aided the war effort.
The impact of Christmas cards on the First World War.
How the First World War changed the theatre in Britain
Read Tourism Minister Helen Grant’s latest blog on the First World War Centenary.
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