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WWI

Articles/

Teaching


Resources

Really great site!!

http://www.bl.uk/world-war-one



  • WWI in Africa (site on Africa and WWI with good resources)

http://wwiafrica.ghost.io/resources/

  • Recruitment in Africa http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/africa/features/storyofafrica/13chapter1.shtml

  • “The Forgotten African Battlefields” (from CNN) http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/08/world/africa/world-war-in-africa/

  • Australia in WWI

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/australia_01.shtml

http://www.army.gov.au/Our-history/History-in-Focus/WWI-The-Western-Front



  • Gavrilo Princip: hero of villain (from The Guardian)

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/06/gavrilo-princip-hero-villain-first-world-war-balkan-history

  • India and the Western Front (BBC) http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/india_wwone_01.shtml

  • The Indian Sepoy in the First World War (has good photographs as well)

http://www.bl.uk/world-war-one/articles/the-indian-sepoy-in-the-first-world-war

http://www.sahistory.org.za/article/world-war-i-centenary

  • Lest we Forget the Worldwide War

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-one/10994592/Lest-we-forget-the-worldwide-war.html


Data/

Infographics




http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/timeline/time_1914.html

  • WWI Casualty and Death Tables from PBS

http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/resources/casdeath_pop.html

  • **WWI and the British Library (reference)- really good source with political cartoons, photographs, etc.

Really great site!!

http://www.bl.uk/world-war-one



  • WWI in Numbers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/28612972

  • A Global Guide to the First World War (Interactive documentary) http://www.theguardian.com/world/ng-interactive/2014/jul/23/a-global-guide-to-the-first-world-war-interactive-documentary

  • First World War- Global View

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/first-world-war/a-global-view/


Personal Stories

  • First World War: Memories of the Last Survivors (from The Guardian)

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jan/22/first-world-war-memories-last-survivors

http://www.bl.uk/collection-items/excerpt-letter-from-ram-sing-to-father-subadar-madhun-sing


Videos

  • Joyeaux Noel, 2005 French film about the Christmas Truce

(trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRrr-CDXijs)

  • Gallipoli (film)

  • Interview about Charles Bean, Australia’s War Correspondent during Gallipoli (includes good photographs)

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-12-06/the-contribution-of-charles-bean-in-making-the/5948982?section=ww1

  • Crucial Battle for Togo

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-29538569


Podcasts

  • The Middle East and the West: WWI and Beyond http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=3860950

  • WWI Podcasts (from BBC)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/ww1


2D-Art

  • Germania by Friedrich von Kaulbach. Painting in 1914; personification of Germany in danger holding the shield with the imperial eagle.

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kaulbach_Germania_1914.jpeg

http://www.corbisimages.com/stock-photo/rights-managed/HU037011/world-war-i-recruits

  • “The Forgotten African Battlefields” (from CNN – has good photography on top of page) http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/08/world/africa/world-war-in-africa/

  • “The Firing Line” in Shrapnel Gully on Gallipoli (popular postcard circulated in Australia in 1915)

http://mp.natlib.govt.nz/detail/?id=24693&recordNum=0&q=shrapnel+gully&t=items&l=en&tc=0&numResults=20

  • British Empire – postcard

http://www.corbisimages.com/stock-photo/rights-managed/QG001532/postcard-illustrating-the-british-empire?popup=1

http://www.corbisimages.com/stock-photo/rights-managed/U2001INP/soldiers-in-front-of-sphinx?popup=1

  • Tunisians Joining Army

http://www.corbisimages.com/stock-photo/rights-managed/HU031639/tunisians-joining-army?popup=1

  • Experiences of Colonial Troops (article + images)

http://www.bl.uk/world-war-one/articles/colonial-troops

http://www.bl.uk/britishlibrary/~/media/bl/global/world-war-one/collection-item-images/louvain.jpg

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-10/wwi-cheops-pyramid-troops-remembered-100th-annniversary/6010282?section=ww1



Poetry/

Prose


  • All Quiet on the Western Front, by Erich Remarque (book)

  • WWI Poetry (one of the most famous is “Dulce et Decorum Est”)

http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1914warpoets.html

  • WWI Poetry from The Week; (this includes Break of Day in the Trenches, by Isaac Rosenberg) http://www.theweek.co.uk/arts-life/59798/twelve-great-first-world-war-poems

  • “War Girls” by Jessie Pope

http://allpoetry.com/War-Girls

  • Letters home to India (this is a newspaper article which includes lines from letters/poems Indian soldiers sent home)

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/feb/21/found-translation-indias-first-world-war



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