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Anthony Richards has worked at the Imperial War Museum for over twenty years, and since 2010 has been in his current role as Head of Documents and Sound. He has overseen the acquisition and cataloguing of documents relating to the personal experience of warfare from 1914 to present, as well as the museum's on-going oral history programme. Richards is a Modern History graduate from Queen Mary College, London, and holds an MA in Archives and Record Management from University College London. He has provided historical advice for television and radio productions, including the BAFTA-nominated ITV series The Great War: The People’s Story, and is the author of The Somme: A Visual History (2016). He has also written extensively on military history since 1914 for popular publications, recently contributing to the Sunday Telegraph's Inside the First World War monthly supplements. Richards is the author of In Their Own Words, which is published by IWM in July 2016.

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The Somme: A Visual History by Anthony Richards
The Somme: A Visual History
Anthony Richards
Over a million men from both sides became casualties in the long and bitter struggle on the Somme in 1916. This book tells this story through the unique collections of IWM. Using artefacts, medals, documents, interviews, film, art, and photographs,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/06/2016

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