The First World War


History of World War One & Map
The First World War, by John Keegan, at Amazon USA
The Long Range Causes of the First World War
German Responsibility for the Outbreak of the War
General Friedrich von Bernhardi: "The Next War"
Chronology of the First World War
World War I - Trenches on the Web
The First World War (Spartacus Encyclopedia
The Great War 1914-1918
The World War One Document Archive
World War One - Western Front Summary & Maps
World War One - Eastern Front Summary & Maps
The Treaty of Versailles (BBC)
The Versailles Treaty, Complete
The Treaty of Versailles (the text)
"The Truth about the Treaty" by Andre Tardieu
A Canadian's Visit to Vimy Ridge and the World War I Battlefields of Belgium
The Machine-Gun Corps Old Comrades' Association
The Tank Museum - Bovington
Australian & NZ Victoria Crosses
Victoria Cross reference
Battle of Heligoland Bight - 28/08/1914
Battle of Verdun 21st Feb 1916 - 19th Dec 1916
VerdanFrance.com
The Sky on Fire: The First Battle of Britain, 1917-1918, at Amazon UK for £12.69 or Amazon USA
Hellfire Corner
Lice in the Trenches
Zimmerman Telegram
The Regimental Warpath 1914-1918
World War I Chronology
WW1 Planes


Memorial for Gallipoli dead - 25/04/00
Thousands pay tribute to the fallen of Gallipoli - 26/04/00
The tank - 100 years in pictures - 13/06/00
Glacial thaw reveals wartime 'city of ice' - 24/08/00
An underground hospital from WW1 is uncovered - 26/10/00 RealVideo
Haig order 'to shoot officers who falter' - 11/02/01
Villages cleared in WWI bomb alert - 13/04/01
Prince pays tribute to Canadians who fell at Vimy Ridge - 26/04/01
Sacrifice forged Canadian identity - 26/04/01
British Gallipoli veteran joins Australians for Anzac Day tribute - 26/04/01 106-year-old Percy Goring and the Australians Roy Longmore, 106, and Alec Campbell, 102
Modest corporal's VC fetches £101,000 - 04/05/01
Kaiser's curious sex with 'Miss Love' helps solve political riddle - 24/05/01
Legion rules deserters did not 'die in action' - 29/05/01
Even in death, victims of Arras stayed side by side - 20/06/01
Divers find Scottish hero's submarine - 31/08/01 the E16 and its commander, Lieutenant-Commander Kenneth Duff-Dunbar
Life returns to Verdun killing fields 85 years on - 08/09/01
108-year-old Jamaican who fought in Somme will meet the Queen - 17/02/02
Putting names to the unknown soldiers - 06/03/02
'I survived the trenches - and would never go back' - 07/03/02 Jack Davis is the oldest of 70 survivors of WW1
How Kaiser Bill planned to invade United States - 09/05/02
I'm in danger, Nurse Cavell warned mother - 09/05/02
No reprieve for angel of mercy - 09/05/02 Edith Cavell
Kaiser Bill's palace to rise again in Berlin - 06/07/02
Anzacs remember Gallipoli - 25/04/03
Ypres dig reveals trench horror - 10/11/03
Ireland's forgotten fallen - 28/12/03
WWI veteran passes away aged 107 - 06/08/04
Veterans mark UK entry into WWI - 04/08/04
'I didn't realise what it really meant' - 04/08/04
How the newspapers reported 4 August 1914 - 04/08/04
WWI bodies are found on glacier - 23/08/04
Gallipoli marks 90th anniversary - 24/04/05
Gallipoli dead remembered at dawn - 25/04/05
Charles leads tribute to the Gallipoli fallen - 26/04/05
The point of Gallipoli - 26/04/05
Oldest Great War cavalryman dies - 20/05/05
Britain's oldest man reaches 109 - 06/06/05
New Memorial Cairn unveiled at Bois Grenier, France by Liverpool Scottish - 15/06/05 Western Front Association
Liverpool Scottish
Oldest war veteran dies, aged 109 - 21/11/05
Honour for 107-year-old veteran - 16/12/05
MPs want state funeral for last First World War veteran - 17/02/06 there are only 10 left
Great War veteran dies aged 107 - 07/03/06
WWI aircraftswoman dies aged 107 - 07/03/06
Three men fallen at Ypres found - 13/04/06
WWI veteran honoured by home town - 21/04/06
Letters of WWI rifleman No 3448 - 29/04/06
Fly-past for Britain's oldest man - 03/06/06
The Battle of the Somme: Your stories - 28/06/06
Somme losses marked 90 years on - 01/07/06
India's Somme horrors remembered - 13/07/06
Ninety years of the tank - 13/09/06
Diary of soldier on the Western Front - 08/12/06
Forgotten diary captures horror of the Somme - 22/02/07
Records of First World War soldiers go online - 23/02/07
Corporal's diaries tell of carnage - 23/02/07
Victory party for oldest WWI veteran - 07/06/07
WWI 'mass grave' found in France - 08/06/07
WWI veteran celebrates 109 years - 17/06/07
Queen to pay WWI memorial visit - 12/07/07
Veteran, 109, revisits WWI trench - 29/07/07
Surviving WWI: Veterans' stories - 09/11/07
France's oldest WW1 veteran dies - 20/01/08
Germany's 'last' WWI veteran dies - 26/01/08
Belgian soil hides battle scars - 15/02/08
France's final WWI veteran dies - 12/03/08
Last Canadian World War I veteran shares war stories - 15/05/08
Emotional hunt for WWI remains - 02/06/08
WWI veteran marks 110th birthday - 17/06/08 Harry Patch was a private at the Battle of Passchendaele. The oldest WWI sailor is 112-year-old Henry Allingham, who fought in the Battle of Jutland
Budweiser's Not-So-Foreign New Home - 15/07/08 The German sacking of Louvain
Dad's Army star's First World War heroics - 27/07/08 Arnold Ridley was bayoneted by a German soldier as he battled along an enemy trench, throwing grenades
World War I veteran dies aged 108 - 06/11/08
Echoes of conflict 90 years on - 06/11/08
World War I veteran dies aged 108 - 06/11/08
All quiet on the home front - 08/11/08
British WWI veteran dies aged 108 - 12/01/09
Danton wreck found in deep water - 19/02/09
Exclusive: The unseen photographs that throw new light on the First World War - 22/05/09
UK man is world's oldest at 113 - 19/06/09
Oldest WW1 veteran dies aged 113 - 18/07/09
Hundreds at WWI veteran's funeral - 30/07/09
Trench map collection solves 95 year-old mystery - 30/07/09
Audio slideshow: WWI in the words of Harry Patch - 06/08/09
British war sub wreck 'found off Estonia' - 24/10/09
Putting names to the lost soldiers of Fromelles - 29/01/10 using DNA
Lawrence of Arabia's secret 'X-flights' revealed in diary - 24/08/10
Germany end World War One reparations after 92 years with £59m final payment - 28/09/10
Why has Germany taken so long to pay off its WWI debt? - 02/10/10
New footage of World War I shows war-torn battlefields - 04/11/10
Rotherham family's Somme bugle found on market stall - 19/11/10
CIA reveals invisible ink recipes used by WWI spies - 20/04/11
Last WWI combat veteran Claude Choules dies aged 110 - 05/05/11 Obituary: Claude Choules
The 'Pompeii' of the Western Front: Archaeologists find the bodies of 21 tragic World War One German soldiers in perfectly preserved trenches where they were buried alive by an Allied shell - 10/02/12
10 Best World War I Movies Ever Made - 24/07/12 FR Comments
Montrose air station, the UK's first airbase, marks centenary - 22/02/13
Robert Smith-Barry: The man who taught the world to fly - 22/02/13
Churchill's WWI strategy could have changed course of conflict, says historian - 28/08/13 According to Churchill's prediction, Kaiser Wilhelm IIís forces would launch a major offensive through Belgium and the French would have no chance of stopping them on the frontiers and should instead prepare to defeat them inside France. Crucially he also argued that any British force sent to help the French should therefore be kept well back from the fighting until it could be reinforced by bringing additional troops home from overseas garrisons.
First World War wills: Last words from a lost army - 29/08/13
'Lost' novel by war poet FW Harvey 'a jewel of a find' - 10/11/13
Why border lines drawn with a ruler in WW1 still rock the Middle East - 13/12/13 the Sykes-Picot agreement
Secrets of Kent's WW1 German u-boat - 20/12/13
Dancing over the edge: Vienna in 1914 - 05/01/14
La Belle Epoque: Paris 1914 - 06/01/14
Berlin 1914: A city of ambition and self-doubt - 07/01/14
Sequence of events leading up to war
St Petersburg 1914: The door to another age - 08/01/14
Lions and donkeys: 10 big myths about World War One debunked - 19/01/14
Practice WW1 battlefield discovered at Gosport MoD site - 06/03/14
Secret WW1 spy files have been made available online - 09/04/14
A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A forgotten naval victory in which even Nature played a part - 16/04/14
A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: Bloodbath at Anzac Cove - 29/04/14
World War One footage found in Long Eaton shed - 02/06/14
In pictures: Never before seen photographs from World War One frontline - 25/06/14

Life on the eve of war - 22/07/14
Revealed: how King George V demanded Britain enter the First World War - 26/07/14
World War One: The speech that made the case for war - 01/08/14
In pictures: World War One battlefields 100 years on - 01/08/14
WW1 centenary: how the events of August 4 1914 unfolded - 04/08/14
HMS Amphion was first British warship sunk in World War One - 04/08/14
That was close: Prince Edwardís tourist snaps of Western Front go up for auction - 24/09/14
Government to 'retire' some of its WW1 debt - 31/10/14
Viewpoint: The WW1 film over 20 million people went to see - 06/11/14
Scarred by war: Battlefield landscapes from First World War 100 years on - 12/11/14
Six unexpected WW1 battlegrounds - 25/11/14
Shakespear of Arabia - 16/01/15 Britain's ties with Saudi Arabia stem from the exploits of a dashing diplomat, Capt William Shakespear - an explorer and pioneering photographer
WW1: The letter that reveals a brutal day at Scapa Flow - 19/06/15
15 Photos Of First World War London
7 things you (probably) didnít know about Americaís entry and involvement in the First World War - 31/03/15





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