World War One at Home

The BBC has undertaken a wide range of research to find out about local connections and interesting stories relating to the First World War.  Over the past few months BBC South West has been we’ve been working with local historians and communities to tell stories of Devon’s war.

How did it affect local people and places?

Who was the local woman who lived and worked just yards from German trenches?

Which cinema opened in 1914 and offered glamour and escapism from the Great War?

Who was the local airman shot down by the Red Baron?

You can find out by clicking hereBBC World War One at Home