World War I
Experiences of an English Soldier
A blog created from transcripts of soldier Harry Lamin’s letters from World War I, posted on the Web exactly 90 years after they were written.
Great War Postcards
A small but fascinating collection of British postcards from the 1914-18 war featuring both patriotic and personal designs.
First World War: Sources for History
Draws on historical documents and media available in Britain’s National Archives. Aims to create a wider understanding of the global nature of the conflict and the profound consequences that resulted from the war.
In 1914 a whole generation had their lives, hopes and dreams annihilated on the battlefields of WWI. Includes an interactive timeline of the Somme and tour of a WWI trench.
The Battle of the Somme is now synonymous with slaughter and a futile waste of young life. But was it really such a disaster?
The Battle of the Somme
Find out how the battle was planned and fought, about the experiences of the people involved and about the battlefields today.
Take Up the Sword of Justice: British Posters of World War I
A selection of posters from 1914-18 that appealed to the patriotic instincts of the British population during World War I.
World War I: True Stories
Read and listen to stories of the War from the people who lived through it. Explore diaries, letters, scrapbooks, cuttings, photos and keepsakes.
The Great War 1914 to 1918
Ever since the war ended there have been arguments on how the war was fought and what it was like for the soldiers. How and why have views of the Great War changed so much?
World Wars: World War One
Huge resource from the BBC covering every aspect of The Great War on land, sea and air.
The First World War
Covers the main events, key players and an exploration and dissection of some of the War’s most controversial features.
Why did Jellicoe Turn Away at The Battle of Jutland?
Despite commanding the world’s greatest naval force, Admiral Jellicoe’s actions allowed the German High Seas Fleet to escape. What influenced his decisions?
The Great War
The Great War was without precedent. Never had the battlefield been so vast and never had the fighting been so gruesome.
Lawrence of Arabia
He called himself an ordinary man, but Thomas Edward Lawrence lived an extraordinary life.
World War I Naval Combat
Covers warship warfare between the Imperial German Navy and the British Royal Navy, which were the most powerful forces during World War I.
First World War
Information-packed site covering all aspects of “the war to end all wars”.
Imperial War Museum
The wars of the 20th century have affected each and every one of us in some way, and the Imperial War Museum is here to tell all our stories, covering all aspects of life in wartime.
Original photographs and documents.
World War I Document Archive
Archive of primary WWI documents from pre-1914 to post-1918, including personal reminiscences and an image archive.
World War I
The people, places and events that comprised one of the worst calamities of modern history.
Information on the poems and songs about World War I.