World War I

  • Great War battlefields and individuals

    "A website about the Great War battlefields and individuals," with photographs of battle sites, cemeteries and graves, and debris (personal items, weapons, munitions). Information about individuals may include biographies, photographs, excerpts from letters and journals, and details of service (country, regiment, place of death, etc.). Also find news about exhibitions, threatened sites, accidents involving explosions of old munitions, recent identification of human remains, and other current events involving WorldWar I battlefields.
  • Guide to World War I Materials - LOC

    "This guide compiles links to World War I resources throughout the Library of Congress Web site. In addition, this guide provides links to external Web sites focusing on World War I and a bibliography containing selections for both general and younger readers." Resources include photo collections, "Today in History" pages, sheet music, radio broadcasts, and more. Compiled by Kenneth Drexler, Digital Reference Specialist at the Library of Congress.
  • World War I Document Archive

  • Europeana 1914-1918

    Europeana 1914-1918 is an initiative that is building a unique European collection of family histories and primary source documents to tell the story of a generation who experienced the First World War in the theaters of war and at home. To date the initiative has revealed over 5,000 stories and 60,000 documents previously hidden from researchers and the wider public. Visitors to the site can search for items relating to particular themes, regiments, places and military engagements. Its multinational approach means its is possible to discover items that tell the story of experience across nationalities.
  • First World War Poetry Digital Archive

    The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research. The heart of the archive consists of collections of highly valued primary material from major poets of the period, including Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, Siegfried Sassooon, Robert Graves, and Edward Thomas. Material includes poetry manuscripts, war diaries, service records, and correspondence. Items related to the poets is supplemented by a comprehensive range of multimedia artifacts from the Imperial War Museum, a separate archive of over 6,500 items contributed by the general public, with specific community collections from six UK regions. There is also a set of specially developed educational resources
  • Great War - This World War I site includes history and analysis of the war

    This World War I site includes history and analysis of the war; overviews of the battles of Gallipoli, Verdun, the Somme, and Passchendaele with excerpts from veteran's letters and audio interviews; a ten minute video showing film footage and photographs from the battlefields; and information on the Russian revolution, war memorials, and poets who died in the war. Produced in 1998 by BBC News in observance of the 80th anniversary of the Armistice.
  • National World War One Museum

    The website for this museum (designated by Congress and opened December 2006 in Kansas City, Missouri) features exhibit highlights and historical essays about World War I (such as about "Christmastime during the Great War"). Provides a chronology of the war, personal histories, a virtual tour of the museum, facts about the Liberty Memorial tower in Kansas City, documents and images from the museum archives, and other material about World War I.
  • Wilfred Owen - one of the greatest voices of the First World War.

    Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) is widely recognised as one of the greatest voices of the First World War. His self-appointed task was to speak for the men in his care, to show the 'Pity of War'.

    Owen's enduring and influential poetry is evidence of his bleak realism, his energy and indignation, his compassion and his great technical skill.

  • World War I - A Guide to World War I Materials -LOC

    The digital collections of the Library of Congress contain a wide variety of material related to World War I, including photographs, documents, newspapers, films, sheet music, and sound recordings. This guide compiles links to World War I resources throughout the Library of Congress Web site. In addition, this guide provides links to external Web sites focusing on World War I and a bibliography containing selections for both general and younger readers. Compiled by Kenneth Drexler, Digital Reference Specialist - LOC.

  • World War I - A website about the Great War battlefields and individuals

    An Unfortunate Region

    A website about the Great War battlefields and individuals.

  • World War I - An Unfortunate Region: Selected Links

  • World War I - An Unfortunate Region: Selected Links

    This list of World War I Web pages includes both general resources and specific topics (battlefields and battlefield debris, weaponry, military units, personnel, societies, cemeteries, memorials, tanks, and more). Entries are briefly annotated with descriptive and, in some cases, evaluative comments.
  • World War I - BBC Resources

    English perspective on World War I, useful links and resources.

  • World War I - BBC websites and links

    Great listing of websites and links relating to WW I.

  • World War I - Document Archive

    This archive of primary documents from the Great War period is international in focus. The intention is to present in one location both primary and relevant secondary documents between 1890-1930. 
    Our Oxford mirror site is being relocated, but will be available again soon.

  • World War I - In Depth BBC

    The causes, events and people of the conflict dubbed the 'war to end all wars'.

  • World War I - site includes history and analysis of the war

    It is 80 years since the armistice silenced the guns of World War I. The war lasted from 1914-18, claimed 10 million lives and forever changed the political map of Europe. Using personal accounts and historical analysis BBC News Online looks back at what became known as "the war to end all wars".

  • World War I - The National World War One Museum

  • World War I - The Wilfred Owen Association

    Considered one of the great war poets, few of Owen's war poems were published during his lifetime, but poet Siegfried Sassoon arranged for the publication of some of Owen's poems after his death; they are studied and admired for their strong themes today. This site includes the poems (with background and commentary), a chronology of his life, a virtual tour with photographs of important places in his short life, and links to other Web resources.
  • World War I - Trenches on the Web

    An Internet History of The Great War.

  • World War I - War Poster Collection

    A selection of World War I and II posters from the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections Division collections. Included are propaganda on purchasing war bonds, the importance of national security and posters from allied and axis powers.

  • World War One Centenary: Continuations and Beginnings

    This educational website provides a substantial collection of learning resources. A rich variety of materials, including expert articles, audio and video lectures, downloadable images, interactive maps and e-books are available under a set of cross-disciplinary themes that seek to reappraise the War in its cultural, social, geographical, and historical contexts. Many of
    these resources have been specially created by the University of Oxford and partner academics for
    this website. The website also highlights other collections across the world that offer materials.