Exploring 1914 - 1918
Thankful villages www.bbc.co.uk The world wars cost the UK many hundreds of thousands of lives with no part of the country untouched. But a handful of villages were still thankful.
Thankful villages www.hellfirecorner.co.uk HELLFIRE CORNER - The Thankful Villages
Find local stories www.bbc.co.uk WW1 At Home - discover what happened in your area during World War One. Search by postcode or place name for places across the UK & Ireland.
Remembrance www.bbc.co.uk Pictures of the hundreds of thousands of ceramic poppies that form the installation, Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red, at the Tower of London.
Pocket bears www.dailymail.co.uk After the war, the set of 27 teddy bears were cherished as childhood toys and kept in the same Isle of Wight family for 80 years - remarkably all their name tags have survived too.
War Artists blog.historypin.com Putting Art on the Map | Historypin Blog | Page 2
Walter Tull www.bbc.co.uk Who was Walter?
Animals at war www.bbc.co.uk Lizzie the circus elephant helped the war effort by replacing horses in the city
Animals at war www.iwm.org.uk Over 16 million animals served in the First World War. They were used for transport, communication and companionship. Horses, donkeys, mules and camels carried food, water, ammunition and medical supplies to men at the front, and dogs and pigeons carried messages. 
Women at war www.iwm.org.uk The First World War brought many changes in the lives of British women. It is often represented as having had a wholly positive impact, opening up new opportunities in the world of work and strengthening their case for the right to vote. The reality is more complex. 
women at war www.iwm.org.uk The first British official war artists’ scheme was set up by the government in 1916. Although several female artists were approached either by the British War Memorials Committee or the Ministry of Information, none of them completed commissions for the official schemes.
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