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World War, 1914-1918

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Australian War Memorial

The online presence of the Australian War Memorial, located in Canberra, Australia, this site contains dozens of valuable resources for those with a penchant either for Australian military history or merely for finding the military unit in which a relative may have served during the past 100 years. With numerous sectional headings, the Web site has an effective long-form essay that serves as a...
First World War.Com

Created and maintained by Michael Duffy, this site amasses an impressive amount of valuable cultural, historical, and social documentation of "the Great War." The site begins with some highlighted collections, such as Peace and Truce on the Western Front, Photo Reconnaissance, and Keeping 'em on The Farm. While the Web site is a work-in-progress, visitors will enjoy browsing through different...
The World War I Document Archive

The "Great War" is sometimes overshadowed by the legacy of World War II, but historians and other interested parties never forget the importance of this important global war that consumed the world in the second decade of the 20th century. The people at the Brigham Young University Libraries haven't forgotten either, and as such, they have created this archive of primary documents for interested...
First World War

Almost all of the remaining veterans of World War One have passed on, but the "Great War" remains a subject of considerable interest for the general public and historians alike. This intriguing site created by the Guardian newspaper in Britain features slideshows, articles, and a set of external links to additional websites of note. First-time visitors may wish to click on the "Series" section to...
Interactive WWI Timeline

This entertaining and informative timeline from the National WWI Museum and Memorial will be a favorite with educators teaching the history of the 20th century. As a supplement to lesson plans and activities outlining the major developments of the war, the timeline brings events by integrating text, photos, drawings, maps, and videos. For instance, a quote by Kaiser Wilhelm II, "The sword is being...
A global guide to the first world war - interactive documentary

In this phenomenal interactive from the British newspaper, the Guardian, ten historians from ten different countries offer a brief history of the First World War. Appropriately, the documentary may be viewed in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, or Hindi. To begin, readers may select Enter and Play. Seven video chapters are then available, each between three and six minutes in...
Archaeology of the Great War

Archaeology of the Great War is a project that brilliantly combines valuable primary documents (including archival letters and photographs and archaeological finds) with exceptional design. Every aspect of this website, from the musical selection to the three dimensional images to the animation, is expertly crafted with a great deal of sensitivity and skill. The result is a multimedia resource...
First World War Poetry Archive

From the University of Oxford comes the First World War Poetry Collection, a collection of archival material and educational resources centering on the works of poets who served in World War I. Visitor may browse this collection by poet - the collection includes works by Vera Brittain, Robert Graves, Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, and others. On the individual homepage for each poet, visitors...
Make Way for Democracy

During World War I, over 350,000 African-Americans served in the racially segregated U.S. Military. In addition, numerous African-American individuals, including African-American women, served in the Red Cross and played a critical role in wartime industry on the homefront. The National World War I Museum and Memorial, in collaboration with the Google Cultural Institute, has created this powerful...
World War I Postcards from the Bowman Gray Collection

The University of North Carolina's Rare Book Collection is home to the Bowman Grey Collection, which features hundreds of "war-themed cards produced in Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Russia, and the U.S. during World War One (1914-1918)." The collection includes postcards that feature war photographs, portraits of military officers, political cartoons, poetry, illustrations, and more. This...