While these were the winners, we had plenty of other contenders with excellent reasons for being chosen – including:

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The items mentioned here are just a small sample of the CWGC archives collection. Over the next few months we plan to make some of this material available through a new searchable archive catalogue on our website.

For those wishing the visit the archive in person, our reading room is open every week day 10am to 4.30 pm; if you would like to pursue a particular research interest, please contact enquiries@cwgc.org to get in touch and book a visit.

Thank you to all the CWGC staff who took part in the vote!