What was it like in the trenches?
Was there really an airship station where the golf course is now near Howden?
Who replied "Sir, I have not yet begun to fight!" when asked if he wanted to surrender?
Where did British and German planes crash in East Yorkshire?
How did local newspapers report the first and second world war?
Is it true that the exact location of the Battle of Stamford Bridge in 1066 is unknown?
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