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In Their Own Words

  • Where:
    Firepower - The Royal Artillery Museum, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, SE18 6ST
  • When:
    21 August to 11 November
    10:00am to 5:00pm
  • Every:
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    Next On:
    September 26th 2017 at 10:00am
  • How much:
    £5.30 Adults £4.60 Concessions
  • Contact:
    0208 855 7755
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Exhibitions
In Their Own Words
A new exhibition about the Great War bringing to life artillerymen of different nations, through extracts from their diaries, letters home and photographs.
World War 1, the Great War, The War to End All Wars was indeed the Gunners War and therefore, the war of the gun. There had never been a war like WW1 and hopefully there never will be again.
By 1914, man found that he had the weapons, technology and ability to kill, maim and destroy on an industrial scale. For the first time man fought in the sky, on land, on the sea and below the waves. It was a war that touched everyone, including civilians and at its end there probably wasn’t a town, village or family that hadn’t in some way been affected by this war’s cruelty.
“In Their Own Words” brings to life Gunners from different nations, separated 100 years ago by their country’s political ideology, the colour of their uniforms, or skin.