#World War I

In Profile – Helena Gleichen: pioneer radiographer, suffragist and forgotten hero of World War I

2 years ago — Quick Read

“Women, your country needs you,” Millicent Fawcett, the campaigner for women’s suffrage, proclaimed when war was declared in August 1914. One enthusiastic respondent to the call was Helena Gleichen, a...

Engineering History – The heartbreaking story of the flying mathematicians of World War I

4 years ago — Deep Dive

Keith Lucas was killed instantly when his BE2 biplane collided with that of a colleague over Salisbury Plain on October 5, 1916. As a captain in the Royal Flying Corps,...