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BBC World War One at Home: Local stories from a global conflict

13 February 2014

Bbc _ww 1_at _homeThe BBC's World War One at Home campaign will feature more than a thousand powerful stories of life on the Home Front during World War One. World War One at Home will cover England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and is an ambitious partnership between the Imperial War Museum and the BBC.

This unique project is combining local journalism with fresh academic research to collect 1,400 stories which will feature on BBC local and national radio and TV across the UK. 

Every single story will also appear online to complement the broadcasts, creating a digital legacy for generations to come.

Starting on 24 Feb 2014, visit for full details and for links to a wealth of online information about BBC World War One at Home.

Image credit: Imperial War Museum. 


For further information contact:

Susan Mackean -

BBC Press Office

07718 695 736 or 0161 335 8220



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