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This research area looks at evidence for the use of the Thames during wartime, and as both a conduit and boundary, during all periods of history. A full list of the research themes related to this topic can be found in the Riverpedia Research Framework.

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Check out the articles below to learn more about the Thames at war.

  • Call for Volunteers!
  • Dunkirk's 'Little Ships'
  • Firewatchers Needed!
  • FROGS on the 'Thames at War' path on Layers of London
  • Geoffrey Allfree 1889 - 1918
  • London's Lightermen and D-Day
  • Massey Shaw Fireboat
  • May the Forts Be With You
  • Rotherhithe Prepares for D-Day
  • Stories from the Thames at War
  • TDP to feature on COAST!
  • The City of London Yeomanry and the Thames at War
  • The Man who saved London from Drowning
  • The Thames at War
  • The Thames at War & a Mystery Find
  • The Thames at War: Saving London from the Blitz
  • Tower Poppies
  • Uncovering a Forgotten Dig....
  • Unexploded Ordnance
  • Wren Jane Beacon runs the Tideway – by D J Lindsay