In September 1917, 22 German World War I prisoners held at a camp just outside Nottingham, managed to escape.
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 events of the war caused Irish nationalists to push harder for their independence.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Dead at 25, a week before World War I ended, Owen summed up the conflict's waste and futility.
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.
In the sense understood by François Jullien, the Chinese "thought language" allows us to change our view of Europe.
The Russian Revolution – an event that affected more than Russia and was more than a revolution.
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.
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.
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.
Nazi, fascist, ultra right-wing - these terms seem to be bandied about a lot these days. But what do they really mean?