World War I - How Birmingham remembered the dead

World War I - How Birmingham remembered the dead

Well–known broadcaster and author, Professor Carl Chinn discusses how the communities of Birmingham came together to remember and honour the more than 12,000 men and women killed in the First World War.

He takes us from the horror of the Western Front, the Royal visits to the city and the inauguration of the iconic Hall of Memory by the then Prince of Wales.

Keywords: Carl Chinn, William Bloye, First World War, Second World War, Hall of Memory, Birmingham


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