WW1 commemorations across the Midlands

Events have been held across the Midlands to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War.

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WW1: The West Midlands towns bombed by mistake

The great majority of the millions of casualties in the First World War were on the frontline - from the mud of Flanders to the trenches on the Somme. But sometimes civilians lost their lives too - right here in the West Midlands.

Giant airships - or zeppelins - flew over and dropped bombs. In one such air raid 35 people were killed and many more were injured when Wednesbury, Tipton and Walsall were attacked by mistake. Keith Wilkinson reports.

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