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These Unseen Photos From World War I Are Unbelievable

Typically, when long-lost photos are found and restored they're a bit underwhelming. But this new series of images, captured by an unknown …

The Man Who Ignited WWI Has A Nephew Who's Still Alive (And Other Crazy Great War Facts)

A hundred years ago on June 28, a young man named Gavrilo Princip fired at Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie during their visit to Sarajevo. The assassination and ensuing instability precipitated what would become the Great War, the brutal conflict that would kill millions of …

First world war centenary is a year to honour the dead but not to glorify

On the morning of 18 August 1918, units of the Belgian army climbed out of their trenches and advanced. For the first time since the invasion of their country four years earlier, they drove the Germans back, and in doing so took the hamlet of De Kuiper. It was not recognisable any more as a place …

Remembering the 'Thankful Villages' of World War I

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/news_wales/998000/998197_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534424192_4bc0b24c80477b5a3ad0369557a91e29<p><b>A pair of motorcyclists have set off to visit every village in Britain where its soldiers all survived World War I.</b><p>There are just 51 so-called …

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Women war workers - in pictures

How 'plucky' heroines of 1914-18 conflict seized chance to advance women's freedoms

What if the Germans had won the first world war?

People who see a divine hand or the iron laws of dialectical materialism at work in human affairs bridle at the question: "What if things had turned out differently?" To EH Carr, historian of Soviet Russia, to speak of what might have happened in history, as opposed to what did happen, was just a …

Untold Stories of the First World War

Introduction<p>It was the war that tore Europe apart – a struggle between the central powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey and Bulgaria, against …

Picturing the Great War<br><small>The First World War Blog from Mary Evans Picture Library</small

Tuesday, February 20, 2018<p>February sometimes feels the most wintery of all the winter months, so if you're yet to discard the thermal layers , take a …

We will remember them: how?

• Share on Pinterest<br>• Share on LinkedIn<br>• Share on Google+<br>• Share on WhatsApp<p>The 100th anniversary of the First World War’s outbreak is fast approaching, and …

Remembrance Day

Broken gargoyles: the disfigured soldiers of the first world war

Tens of thousands of badly wounded Australian veterans stoically participated in the earliest Anzac Day parades after the end of the first world war.<p>Look at the old photographs and you’ll see many of the 155,000 service men who were wounded on the various fronts, being pushed in wheelchairs by …

Rare Color Photographs from the Trenches of World War I

TelevisionFormer Press Secretary Sean Spicer Is Developing His Own Television Show<p>North KoreaMike Pompeo Says He Won't Put a Timeline on North Korea …

Art of War: How comic books recall World War One

<b>Comic book artists and writers are marking 100 years since the start of World War One.</b><p>New works include Brothers In Arms and Above the Dreamless Dead, an anthology of comic book adaptations of trench poetry.<p>In October, The Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal will host the exhibition, …

Wisden publish profound tribute to fallen cricketers of first world war

When we think of sport and the first world war, we tend to think first of the famous football match said to have taken place on the Western Front during the Christmas truce of 1914, when soldiers from both sides ventured out to kick a ball in no man's land: a cheerful vignette undercut by the sense …

The Great War's unsung four-legged heroes

The Great War has always been traced from the point of view of humans. With his book "Animals of the Trenches", Eric Baratay gives us the experiences of "soldiers on all fours" – the horses, dogs and other animals that battled alongside humans.<p>The French National Assembly recognised, on April 16, …

Immigration lessons from the first world war

With the centenary upon us, military historians debate the first world war. Was it a necessary war, is the question that concerns them. But on hols, I gained an interesting perspective on where we have been and where we are now, while leafing through Staying Power, Peter Fryer's classic, scholarly …

The Great War in Portraits review: 'They were people, not statistics'

The eerie power of the National Portrait Gallery's exhibition about the first world war is encapsulated in two contrasting faces.<p>The first belongs to Kaiser Wilhelm II, posing in full pomp to be painted in 1917 while soldiers of all sides were dying in a war he did his fair share to create. He …

Who named the first and second world wars?

Who first referred to the 1914-18 war as the great war – and who then decided it was the first world war and the 1939 one was the second world war?<p><i>Nick Jenkins, London SE20</i><p>• <i>Post your answers – and new questions – below or email them to</i> <i>nq@theguardian.com</i><i>. Please include name, address and phone</i> …

Germany, I apologise for this sickening avalanche of first world war worship

I must apologise to the Germans. They are about to suffer an avalanche of often sickening Great War memorabilia, largely at their expense. It will be the British at their worst: sanctimonious, self-congratulatory, worshipping at the tomb of the unknown, awful German. The centenary of the first …

First World War painting of Ypres battle to go display for first time in almost a century

The Ypres, 1915 painting will go on display for the first time in almost 100 years [IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM]<p>The huge 11 feet high and 15 wide artwork …

Remembrance Day

Klaas Meijer on Twitter: "Rusting hulk of #WW1 German U-boat emerges off the British coast after almost a century. http://t.co/RWpPQrTMTa http://t.co/VxIu3sEvtW"

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A monster off the British coast: Rusting hulk of World War One German U-boat emerges after almost a century

Its hull astonishingly intact, a First World War German U-boat lies embedded in remote mudflats up an English creek.While more than 40 of the deadly …

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The WW1 poetry they didn't let you read: Ribald and risque poems from the front

More than any other conflict, the First World War is credited with creating some of the finest poetry ever written.<p>The works of Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, and Rupert Brooke beautifully described the pity and loss of the conflict raging around them and are still appreciated for their …

A French 'Chauchat' machinegun (Mle 1915 CSRG ) in a 1st line position at Le Monchel, Somme. May 1918. (ECPAD Référence : SPA-45-W-2021) (Colourised by Doug UK)

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 …

MG-08 "Devil's Paintbrush" manned by a crew from 4.Schlesisches (Silesian) Inf.Regt. Nr.157., 78 Infantry Brigade, 12.Division. From a post card dated 26/1/1917 (Drakegoodman collection) (Colourised by Royston Leonard from the UK) https://www.facebook.com/pages/Colourized-pictures-of-the-world-wars-and-other-periods-in-time/182158581977012

British troops coming out of a communication trench in the snow. Near Arras, Northern France. February 1917. (© IWM Q 4695) (Colourised by Doug UK)

Battle of the Ancre. British wounded and Royal Army Medical Corp staff at a Dressing Station in Aveluy Wood, north of Albert, Somme. 13 November 1916. (© IWM Q 4506) (Colourised by Doug UK)

A Canadian soldier wounded in his shoulder and leg, drinking hot coffee at a soup kitchen 100 yards from the German lines at Hill 70. The Battle of Hill 70 was a localized battle of World War I between the Canadian Corps and five divisions of the German Sixth Army. The battle took place along the Western Front on the outskirts of Lens in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France between 15 August 1917 and 25 August 1917. (Reference Code: C 224-0-0-10-10 Archives of Ontario, I0004820) (Colourised by Doug UK)

Battle of Epehy. British wounded and German prisoner sharing a cigarette at an Advanced Dressing Station near Epehy, 18 September 1918. Note captured German Maxim 08/15 (Spandau) light machine guns in the background. (© IWM Q 11538) (Colourised by Doug UK)