Tackling the six biggest classroom clichés of the First World War

Tackling the six biggest classroom clichés of the First World War

Teaching the Great War and tackling the classroom clichés Teaching History at School Image from 'Peace and War Inter…

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Why the British Army did not mutiny en masse on the Western Front during the First World War

Why the British Army did not mutiny en masse on the Western Front during the First Wo…

Why the British Army did not mutiny en masse on the Western Front during the First World War Many historians of the G…

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The Rationale for and the Deployment of Poisonous Gas on The Western Front in the Great War

The Rationale for and the Deployment of Poisonous Gas on The Western Front in the Gre…

The rationale for and the deployment of poisonous gas on The Western Front in the Great War Introduction In early 19…

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The BEF, Human Diseases and Trench Warfare on The Western Front

The BEF, Human Diseases and Trench Warfare on The Western Front

The BEF, Human Diseases and Trench Warfare on The Western Front Introduction   The Great War was the first major co…

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Trench Diseases of the First World War

Trench Diseases of the First World War

Trench Diseases of the First World War Introduction to the Western Front The establishment by the belligerent nations,…

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The One Hundred Days

The One Hundred Days

The Final One Hundred Days of the Western Front   Introduction   The British involvement in war on the Western Front…

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'From Private to Major via the Foresters Arms': The life, death and rediscovery of Octavius Darby-Griffith, MC

'From Private to Major via the Foresters Arms': The life, death and rediscovery of Oc…

British visitors to the south of France will often take the A26 'Autoroute des Anglais' out of Calais. Some 140 miles do…

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Major 'Alastair' Soutar, M.C.

Major 'Alastair' Soutar, M.C.

One of the well known 'classic' accounts of the First World War is 'Twelve Days' published in 1933 (and more recently re…

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Brothers in Arms

Brothers in Arms

Detailed biographies of individuals who served during the First World War.

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Memorials

Memorials

Memorials of the First World War

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Porton Revealed

Porton Revealed

General view of Porton from the water tower, c.1918. In the centre background is ’Gas Wood’, where the first gas cylin…

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Passchendaele and the Flanders U-Boats

Passchendaele and the Flanders U-Boats

There can be no doubt that the Flanders U-boats, the thirty seven small UB and UC vessels based at Bruges and going…

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