Reconstructive surgery carried out between 1916 and 1918.
Medical advances were the only positive things to come out of the Great War.
For William Kentridge, searching and erasure serves as a model for understanding our place in the world.
Delville Wood Memorial in Cape Town.About 2300 white soldiers died in the First World War battle.
For black South Africans, the hard lesson was the same as it had been during the Boer war: support for Britain would bring few rewards.
Image courtesy of IWM
It's beautiful, clever and moving. But Peter Jackson's use of colour and added sound essentially fictionalises this account of life in the trenches.
David Lloyd George gives a speech at Criccieth, north Wales, in 1914.
PA/PA Archive/PA Images
100 years ago David Lloyd George was the name on everyone's lips – so why has he largely been forgotten?
Memorial bench at the University of Saskatchewan.
On the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, the University of Saskatchewan will be dedicating a memorial bench on the university campus.
Wilfred Owen was killed in action on November 4, 1918.
Frontispiece from Poems of Wilfred Owen (1920)
Dead at 25, a week before World War I ended, Owen summed up the conflict's waste and futility.
People place flowers at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
After the killing of 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, a scholar explains why this hate crime reminds her of the political climate between the two world wars in the US.
file ked qr.
In the sense understood by François Jullien, the Chinese "thought language" allows us to change our view of Europe.
To try and understand the Russian revolution outside of the broader social context of the time is to neglect the development of nationhood in the region.
The Russian Revolution – an event that affected more than Russia and was more than a revolution.
German internees at the Holsworthy Internment Camp during the first world war.
State Library of New South Wales
4,500 people with German ancestry were interned in Australia when the first world war broke out. A new translation project sheds light on their experiences.
John Barker Sorrowing mother c.1916, oil on canvas.
70.8 h x 90.2 w cm.
National Gallery of Australia
Seven Australian composers feature in an epic communal piece of music honouring the Australians who died on the Western Front. It will have its premiere in Canberra, this Saturday.
Members of the Canadian Forces march during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Vancouver, B.C., on Nov. 11, 2017.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Canadians' indifference to their military isn't so surprising. Almost every military conflict has raised serious questions, and spurred divisive debate, about Canadian unity and independence.
The primary legacy of Nazism was the second world war, which led to the deaths of more than 50 million people.
Nazi, fascist, ultra right-wing - these terms seem to be bandied about a lot these days. But what do they really mean?
Mephisto after its capture in France by the Australian 26th Battalion.
One hundred years after its capture from the battle fields of France, the last German battle tank of its kind is giving up its secrets to archeologists and forensic analysis.
Healthcare in the interwar period in the UK was surprisingly good.
Die show muss weitergehen!
The Ian Lowes Collection
Many thousands of Germans got through internment by performing farces, dressing up as women and clapping along to the can-can.
An 1870 news report said wild horses were “hated and shot by all”. What has changed since?
Brumbies have a devoted following among high country locals, despite the fact that they were despised by colonial settler farmers. Their mythical status today owes a lot to cultural figures such as Banjo Paterson.
The NFL is attempting to shut down protests like this one by members of the Cleveland Browns.
AP Photo/David Richard
Where to draw the line between loyalty to the nation and the struggle for equal rights? A scholar sees parallels between NFL protests and a call for African-Americans to 'close ranks' during WWI.
A George V sovereign.
CGB via Wikimedia Commons
The British government is trying to unblock £400m donated in 1927 by an anonymous donor who wanted it to help pay off the national war debt.