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What were VDH and DAH?

VDH and DAH are two acronyms that are often seen in men’s army service records. They both relate to heart trouble. VDH means valvular disease of the heart. It is the more serious of the…


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A soldier’s life 1914-1918

This section of the Long, Long Trail will be helpful for anyone wishing to understand the life of soldiers who served with the British Army of WW1. What was life as a Tommy really like?…



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British Army Stationery Services

The Army’s Printing and Stationery Service produced a series of technical appreciations and training manual pamphlets that were crucial to the development of military methods during the Great War. The original list has been painstakingly…