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Censored mail during WW1 (POST 56/6)

Censored mail during WW1 (POST 56/6)

Censored mail during WW1 (POST 56/6)

Postal Censorship during the First World War

18 Sep 2014

The scale of the First World War forced the Post Office to adopt a number of previously unheard of practices including the censorship of mail both at home and on the Front Lines. Join Graham Mark as he explores the vital role of censorship and reveals some of the special war-time methods employed by the Post Office to ensure mail got to its destination, mitigate the risk of loss due to hostile action, and allow contact with enemy countries.

Date & Time

Thursday 18 September 2014, 7.00-8.00pm

Cost & Booking

£3 per person. £2.50 for concessions*

* Concessions 60+ (accompanied children under 12 free)

The ticket includes entrance to wine reception beginning at 6pm in the Phoenix Centre. 

Book online or via phone 020 7239 2570

Limited number of tickets available on the night.

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