Siegfried Sassoon

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University of Cambridge - Cambridge Digital Library A fantastic resource containing the diaries and journals of Siegfried Sassoon presented digitally so we are able to read through them all.

Cambridge University Library - Sassoon Project Blog Cambridge University’s collection of Sassoon papers and weblog.

Siegfried Sassoon This is a piece about Sassoon on the Peace Pledge Union’s web site. Whatever you think about the PPU, this is an excellent piece. I have read many times about Sassoon’s declaration being read out in parliament, however I have never come across an account of the proceedings until I found this item. Very, very interesting.

Edmund Blunden This site, about the famous First World War poet, aims to promote an understanding of his poetry and prose to a wider 21st century audience.

My Poetic Side A webpage containing several Sassoon poems, his biography, a multimedia gallery and a timeline and timemap of his life.

Johh Clare Cottage The John Clare Trust purchased John Clare Cottage in 2005, preserving it for future generations. The Cottage has been restored, using traditional building methods, to create a centre where people can learn about John Clare, his works, how rural people lived in the early 19th century and also gain an understanding of the environment.

Great War Dust Jackets This site is designed to show dust jackets from books relating to The Great War published between 1914 & 1939. It has a page relating to Siegfried Sassoon.

www.pboro-memorial.com This is the only web site dedicated to recording the war dead of Peterborough. All the First and Second World War dead of the city are listed here with as much additional information provided as possible.

www.buckingham.firstworldwarrelics.co.uk The story of a First World War soldier who saved a painting from the destroyed church in Albert, Somme, in 1916 and brought it back to England. Then, in 1992, two men from Peterborough made the return journey with the painting to hand it back to the town from which it was rescued.

www.samyerrell.co.uk A web site dedicated to the memory of Sergeant Samuel Yerrell, from Peterborough, who went to France in 1914 and was killed in the Battle of the Somme, July 1916 while serving with the 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Includes reports, artifacts and family history.

www.annemarievion.co.uk A web site dedicated to the memory of a young girl, Anne-Marie Vion, who fought in the French Resistance during the Second World War and who died at the hands of the Nazis in Ravensbruck concentration camp in 1945.

www.peterboroughbooks.com A web site containing the bibliography of all printed books relating to the city of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England. This site has been developed with the intention of assisting people in their research into all aspects of the history of the City of Peterborough.

www.peterboroughguestspeakers.co.uk This is a useful web site for those who might wish to advertise their talents as speakers, or who are looking to find groups or societies that may be of interest to them.

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