In April 1919 after its surrender, German U-boat U-118, broke its tow line and was stranded on Hastings beach. It became a popular tourist attraction with visitors clambering over the wreck until it was broken up for scrap. © Historic England BB88/07120 Explore our images

First World War Centenary: Home Front Legacy

Latest Research First World War Centenary Edition

In this special issue we mark the centenary of the end of the First World War by presenting a selection of research projects that shed new light on the effects of the First World War on England and highlight how volunteers have contributed to this knowledge.

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