Over four years, this BBC Radio 4 drama chronicled the daily lives of ordinary people dealing with the hardships of World War I.
The British Mandate in Palestine had its origins in the end of World War I and lasted until 1948. What happened next has devastated the Middle East ever since.
The deep divide between Catholics and Protestants makes the coming together to honour the dead on both sides fraught with problems.
Battling shortages and rising food and fuel prices, housewives played a vital part in Britain’s first experience of ‘total war’.
Estimates suggest that Oxford lost 19% of those who served, Cambridge 18%, and Manchester and Glasgow 17%.
100 years after the end of World War I, some of its brutal lessons.
Red or white, it doesn’t matter what colour your poppy is if you respect the sacrifice it represents.
A podcast on World War I – from a meeting between the three great war poets, to what happened to conscientious objectors in both Britain and Germany.
The Treaty of Versailles is often named as the main cause of World War II. But this is an overly simple explanation.
Writers like Virginia Woolf, Arthur Conan Doyle and J.M. Barrie suffered personal loss during the First World War. Their grief and insight helped readers with their own post-war collective grief.
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.
100 years ago David Lloyd George was the name on everyone’s lips – so why has he largely been forgotten?
Dead at 25, a week before World War I ended, Owen summed up the conflict’s waste and futility.