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September 20, 1918

Ashbourne Telegraph War Supplement: A THOUSAND GERMAN PRISONERS Although there were plenty of column inches devoted to the progress of the war this week in 1918, almost all of them were in the pull-out War Supplement which had been a … Continue reading

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March 22, 1918

Not for the first time during the course of the war, the editor of the Ashbourne Telegraph decided to run a piece predicting the end of hostilities. In what appears to be a syndicated column entitled A Letter from London, … Continue reading

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April 9, 1915

The war effort was being hampered by the diminishing numbers of men prepared to volunteer for armed service, and the Ashbourne Telegraph this week carried, in almost revolutionary tones, an article which blamed Government propaganda for the crisis. “Why all … Continue reading

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