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Discover more about the Jews in the First World War with our expertly curated History Windows, where you will find a wealth of material to search through.

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Zeppelin over David's Tower and the Jerusalem Citadel. 1931

Zeppelins – Attack from the air

In 1900, Count von Zeppelin, a retired German General, built his first airship, which became known as a Zeppelin.

HMS KILDWICK in dazzle camouflage. Surgeon Oscar Parkes. © IWM (SP 2065)

Strategic Camouflage.

Solomon Joseph Solomon, pioneer in the introduction of camouflage techniques to the British Armed Forces, was born in London on 16 September 1860.

Jewish Victoria Cross Recipients

The Victoria Cross (VC) was introduced by Queen Victoria in 1857 as the highest award for gallantry.

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The United Synagogue 100 Years Ago... Remembering World War One

100 years ago, Europe stood on the cusp of a conflict of such frightening ferocity, that it would change the course of history.

General Allenby addressing the crowd in Jerusalem. Adrian Andrusier Collection.

General Allenby Enters Jerusalem

In November 1914, the Ottomans entered the First World War on the side of Germany, taking the war firmly into the Middle East and the rivalries and Western influences already prevalent there.

Our Uninterned. Punch magazine, October 1915. © Punch Limited

Punch 1914-18 - Cartoons, Humour and Satire

Here is a selection of cartoons and comments – mainly selected for the inclusion of a Jewish theme or reference.

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