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February 2008

Issue 153

February 2008

Evacuees

WWII EVACUEES
The true story of the evacuation

BADGES OF BRAVERY
Part two: World War Two and gallantry medals

BROWN'S ROOTS
The Prime Minister's family tree

THE WIENER LIBRARY
The world's oldest collection of Holocaust records

PLUMB LUCKY
Was your ancestor a plumber?

THE MILLER'S TALE
A reader's true story of 18th century scandal

THE GOLDEN AGE OF RADIO
A photo feature of wireless history

WINCHESTER
The history and resources of England's first capital

WILKINSON
What's in a name?

FAMILIES IN BRITISH INDIA SOCIETY
Local focus

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