Many Nottinghamshire men and their military units fought in the Boer War (1899-1902) which took place in South Africa ...
ENGLISH CIVIL WAR
The civil war began in Nottingham on 22
August 1642 when King Charles I had the royal standard flown within the
precincts of the castle.
THE MINERS' STRIKE (1984-5)
The 1984-85 Miners’ Strike was one of the most divisive conflicts of the 20 century; it divided families, communities and the UK ...
Few people in Nottingham predicted that Gavrilo Princip’s assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand and Sophie Duchess of Hohenberg ...
Nazi Germany’s occupation of the Rhineland, Austria and Czecho-slovakia
cast a cloud over what was otherwise a good summer in 1939...