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A Nation's Sacrifice

Location: Edinburgh Castle

Meet soldiers of the Gordon Highlanders from the First World War and learn about their experience in training, life in the trenches and experience of battle.

Their Name Liveth

Location: Edinburgh Castle

Memories are now becoming history - it is 1927 and after ten years of planning and fundraising the Scottish War Memorial in Crown Square is opened for the first time.

Zeppelins Over the Castle

Location: Edinburgh Castle

Hear the incredible story of Scotland's first air raid when the Castle received a direct hit from a Zeppelin airship and the nearby Grassmarket was wrecked from end to end.

Scouse Jocks in Edinburgh

Location: Edinburgh Castle

It is September 1914 and Britain’s ‘Weekend Warriors’ are on the move. The Liverpool Scottish have been posted to Edinburgh to defend the city from German invasion.

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