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End of the War


A range of materials for mixed ability classes, for year 7, 8 and 9. Right click to save documents. If you have any resources you wish to share, please let us know! Document Title Focus Format End of War Timeline - recall task  Word Versailles Decision Making Decision making task, students to take…

Complete Lessons


Below are a series of lessons planned for 90 minutes but can be adapted to suit. Right click to save documents. If you have any resources you wish to share, please let us know! Lesson Topic / PPT Presentation Resources Guidance Notes Lesson 1 Long Term Causes ________________________________ Lesson Plan Module O…

'The Treaty of Versailles 1919' Discussion evening and AGM


 'The Treaty of Versailles 1919' Discussion evening. Annual General Meeting of the Wales (Gwent) Branch of the Western Front Association.  

Counting the Cost by Andy Thompson


The period 1918-1920 was called ‘The Great Silence’ by historians as Britain tried to come to terms with the cost of the ‘War to end all war’. Andy looks at the impact of the war, the changes in British society and the political and economic future in the post war world. Members of The Western Front Association and non-members are equally welcome.…

27 - 28 June: TWO DAY CONFERENCE: Peace making after the First World War 1919-1923


To mark the centenary of the signature of the Treaty of Versailles, this two day conference explores the peace making process after the First World War and will explore other treaties that marked the formal end of hostilities: Saint-Germain (Austria), Neuilly (Bulgaria), Trianon (Hungary), Sèvres (Ottoman Empire) and Lausanne (Turkey). This is a jo…

20 July ‘War and Peace in Surrey. 1914-1918’


With exhibitions, talks, film and re-enactments this day long series of events coincides with the centenary of Peace Day (19 July 1919). This was a day of celebrations to mark the official end of the war and the signing of the Treaty of Versailles when Germany ceded to the Allies. Supported by Gateways to the First World War. Venue: Dorking Hall…

The Treaty of Versailles and Making the Peace in Paris by Alan Berridge


One hundred years later, almost to the day, Alan will describe how, on the 28th June 1919, on the fifth anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo, the five allied powers required German representatives to sign their dictat of how the peace would proceed. Members of The Western Front Association and non-members are equally …

'The Treaty of Versailles 1919' with Dr Simon Peaple


A teacher, local politician and author, Simon has a variety of interests.Academic study refreshes the mind whilst teaching is enormously rewarding and politics is about making a difference in another way.   Image: This is photograph Q14996 from the collections of the Imperial War Museum. Q14996 IWM

The Great War: Aftermath by Prof John Derry


A great deal of ink has been devoted to analysing the causes of the First World War, but there are good reasons for studying its consequences. The most obvious result of the war was the collapse of the empires: the Russian, the Hapsburg, the Ottoman and the German. The peace settlement at Versailles was supposedly based on the principles of nationa…

'The First World War - The Aftermath' by Prof John Derry


Caption: Menin Gate in Ypres, symbol of peace and commemorationImage sources: Wikimedia Commons Always an entertaining and popular speaker, Professor John Derry looks at the events following the Treaty of Versailles. The end of the Great War saw the destruction of the Austro-Hungarian, German, Russian and Ottoman empires and heralded the destabili…

11 November : 25 years since the re-inauguration of the Armistice Day ceremony at the Whitehall Cenotaph by The Western Front Association


It is 25 years since The Western Front Association successfully campaigned to re-inaugurate the Whitehall Cenotaph ceremony on Armistice Day, and on Monday 11th November at 11am the WFA will again lead the nation in reflection and commemoration. Following the Second World War the focus of Britain's national commemoration shifted to Remembrance S…