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9th July 14

Lady Emma Kitchener opens Princess Mary Gift Boxes from WW1
By Sarah Ewen

The Princess Mary Gift Boxes from WW1 are untouched for nearly 100 years. Filmed at The Daily Mail Chalke Valley … Continue reading 

29th June 14

Intelligence Squared Debate: CVHF Preview
By Xander Drury

Ahead of today’s Intelligence Squared Debate, debating Scotland’s upcoming referendum on the country’s independence, CVHF has conducted an initial poll … Continue reading 

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17 June 14

Edward III and D-Day
By Richard Barber

Only twice in English history has a full-scale sea-borne invasion of France been attempted. On both occasions, at the height … Continue reading 

10 June 14

The Cockleshell Heroes And The Most Courageous Raid of WW2
By Paddy Ashdown

Recording from Paddy Ashdown’s talk at CVHF on Tuesday, 25th June 2013. This is the story of the remarkable canoe … Continue reading 

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