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Daily life in Alexandra Palace internment camp

From 1915 until 1919, Alexandra Palace was a civilian internment camp for German, Austrian and Hungarian people…

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Webinar: Using the 1939 Register

This is the story of the 1939 Register for England and Wales, how it was taken, and what happened next.

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Image library

60,000 images available to download now

Browse and buy images held at The Unoffical Archives, from iconic advertising to ancient maps. Find out how to use images commercially…

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See first-hand reports of Gallipoli and images from the time and join us as we uncover stories about the Australian and New Zealand contribution to the war effort.