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World War One Archive - Telegraph

<b>The Daily Telegraph 1914-18</b><p>The original Telegraph editions, republished day by day<p>Every day from now until the end of 2018 we will be republishing in PDF form the full original edition of The Daily Telegraph of 100 years ago. The archive will grow into a fascinating record of how the First World …

Labour condemns Michael Gove's 'crass' comments on first world war

Labour has accused the government of using the centenary of the start of the first world war to "sow political division" after the education secretary, Michael Gove, tore into "leftwing academics" for peddling unpatriotic "myths" about the role of British soldiers and generals in the …

Sir Tony Robinson hits back at Michael Gove's first world war comments

As Michael Gove has just discovered, it is never wise to underestimate Blackadder's sidekick, Baldrick, who invariably has a cunning plan or at least a turnip to chuck.<p>Sir Tony Robinson played Baldrick in the long-running comedy series, which was accused by the education secretary of peddling myths …

Historian Margaret MacMillan on what the ‘war to end wars’ can teach us

From recounting the intricate details and controversies behind the peace treaty that ended the First World War, Margaret MacMillan, the award-winning historian and author of the international bestseller <i>Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World</i>, has moved back in time to consider the origins of …

The first world war was far from futile

In announcing details of the official programme of commemorations for the centenary of the first world war, Maria Miller, the culture secretary, was careful to say the government would simply "set out the facts" about the origins of the conflict without any interpretation. I am not the only …

It's time to commemorate the First World War, but don't let's be beastly to the Germans, says Ms Miller

As skirmishing over the approaching centenary of the First World War begins, we turn for guidance to the leading British historian of the day. I …

Maria Miller: we won't be judgemental about causes of WWI

Official plans to commemorate 100 years since the First World War will let people make up their own minds about who was to blame for the conflict, Maria Miller has said.<p>Maria Miller said the Government would not take a judgemental position on the cause of WWI, as this is the job of historians.<p>Her …

First World War Centenary

10,000 people will march past the Cenotaph on 11 November in ‘A Nation’s Thank you - The People’s Procession’.<p>Find out how you can join the …

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World War I truce: Newly-discovered letters reveal British troops wanted to shoot Germans not play football

Newly discovered letters have revealed that many British troops did not want to play ball when it came to the Christmas Day truce of 1914.<p>Previously …

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The first colour photographs from the German front line during World War One - Telegraph

Dreamland of the Armistice

Alan Sharp looks at the factors shaping national policies in the weeks preceding the Paris Peace Conference, when the failure of the victorious …

Treaty of Versailles - a summary

On 28 June 1919, Germany reluctantly signed the Treaty of Versailles as part of the Paris Peace Conference in the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of …

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Letters Shed New Light on World War I’s Christmas Truce

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Sarah Pruitt<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2013<p>Title<p>Letters Shed New Light on World War I’s Christmas …

Turning Torso Building

El pirata fue un aristócrata,ingles,ademas de escritor,poeta,soldado y explorador.Su obsesion era encontrar la ciudad descrita en la ¨Leyenda del …

The St. Valentine's Day Massacre

On this frigid morning, in an unheated brick garage at 2122 N. Clark St., seven men were lined up against a whitewashed wall and pumped with 90 bullets from submachine guns, shotguns and a revolver. It was the most infamous of all gangland slayings in America, and it savagely achieved its …

What You Can Learn From Henry Ford

Henry Ford realized that high wages are a good investment not an extra expense.<p>This is going to be a short post, because it's not all that complicated an idea.<p>I recently came across a quote from Henry Ford, one of the greatest business minds of all time:<p><i>"There is one rule for the industrialist and</i> …

The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Henry Ford

He was a magnificent pioneer who made cars affordable and paid his workers well. But he also became an unsettling, terrible person. Richard Snow, the …