UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium, and Germany)

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These war diaries document operations for British and colonial units serving in theatres of operations between 1914 and 1920, including Russia, at home, and in the colonies, as well as British military missions and Armies of Occupation between 1919 and 1920. The diaries contain daily reports on operations, intelligence summaries, and other pertinent material, and they can provide an on-the-spot description of what your ancestor experienced.

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Publication Title
UK, WWI War Diaries (France, Belgium, and Germany)
Total Records
Records: 1,529,699 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives of the UK logoThe National Archives of the UK
Publication Number:
WO 95
Published on Fold3
October 31, 2015
Last Updated
July 7, 2016
Description
Known as "war diaries," these are daily operational journals created by British Army commands throughout the United Kingdom during WWI.