General Information

Europe commemorates World War I, Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

euro|topics provides a press review of the commemoration of World War I in Europe. The review is available in English, French and German.

http://www.eurotopics.net/en/home/debatten/links_2014-02-ersterweltkrieg/


Collections Search, Imperial War Museums, London

A catalogue of more than 600,000 items, including aircraft, weapons, interviews, music, posters, letters and more from the Imperial War Museums' collections. 90,000 objects also have digitized images, sound or video.

http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/search

 

Zeitmaschine 14/18

This website allows visitors to experience some of the elements of World War I first hand. The visitors of the site can choose a virtual character and determine their nationality, age and gender. They are then shown what this character might have felt, heard, tasted, smelt or seen. The website is available in French and German.

http://was-waere-wenn.14-tagebuecher.de/index


Blog about Digital Projects on the First World War, Otto Vervaart

Historian Otto Vervaart’s blog presents various digital projects and resources concerning the First World War.

http://digital1418.wordpress.com/

 

History Guide

A subject catalogue of recommended websites for historians. The catalogue includes metadata from approximately 11,000 websites, including the Clio-Online web directory.

https://www.sub.uni-goettingen.de/geisteswissenschaften-und-theologie/geschichtswissenschaft/history-guide/


BBC History: World War One, British Broadcasting Corporation

An interactive overview of the people, places, and events of WWI.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/

 

World War I Centenary, University of Oxford JISC

This website has a collection of educational materials (articles, images, interactive maps, audio and video lectures, and ebooks) on World War I. It uses cross-disciplinary themes to examine the cultural, social, geographical and historical context of the war.

http://ww1centenary.oucs.ox.ac.uk/

 

La Grande Guerre

Blog about World War I-related research and events at the German Historical Institute Paris.

http://grandeguerre.hypotheses.org/

 

International Society for First World War Studies

The website of the International Society for First World War Studies, the largest network of WWI scholars worldwide, provides WWI news, information about upcoming events, job and funding announcements, and a fast-growing collaborative bibliography of First World War Studies.

http://www.firstworldwarstudies.org

 

Centenary News

The website provides news and information about the 2014-2018 First World War Centenary and contains news items, videos, details of events, educational resources, and links to articles and blogs.

http://www.centenarynews.com

 

Mission du centenaire

The "Mission du centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale" was created by the French Government in 2012 in order to coordinate the Centenary of the First World War.

http://centenaire.org/fr

 

Carnet du Centre International de Recherche, Histoire(s) de 14-18

This French-language blog details the activities of the International Center of Research on the Great War and offers updates on the latest WWI research.

http://1418.hypotheses.org/

 

Historial de La Grande Guerre (Museum of the Great War)

The website of the Museum of the Great War located in Péronne, France.

http://www.historial.org/


Europeana 1914-1918 (Erster Weltkrieg in Alltagsdokumenten), European Union

A collection of (photographed) daily objects, as well as digitalized posters, maps, letters, photographs and other items, with accompanying descriptions and background information.

http://www.europeana.eu/portal/en/collections/world-war-I


The Deadly Virus: The Influenza Epidemic of 1918, US National Archives and Records Administration

An online archive of documents and photos showing the course and consequences of the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic that killed 50 million people worldwide.

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/influenza-epidemic/


Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence, Sciences Po

The Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence (OEMV) is a regularly updated electronic database focusing on massacres and genocides of the 20th century.

http://www.massviolence.org/


The Great War, Youtube Channel

"The Great War" is a documentary series on YouTube. Each week its host Indy Neidell follows the events of the First World as they happened 100 years ago.

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheGreatWar


Première Guerre mondiale, album numérique 14-18

A digital album dedicated to the Great War, with thousands of still images and videos including photographs, movies, posters, brochures, calendars, postcards, letters, notebooks, drawings, prints, administrative and military documents, maps and aerial views.

http://www.imagesde14-18.eu


Making War, Mapping Europe: Militarized Cultural Encounters, 1792-1920

This project explored the experiences of German, British and French soldiers stationed on the European periphery and in the Middle East, as well as the continuing impact these encounters had on the societies of their respective home countries.

http://www.mwme.eu/


100 Year Legacy, The Lasting Impact of World War I, The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal compiled a hundred legacies - from flamethrowers to fashion - of the First World War which shape our societies until today.

https://graphics.wsj.com/100-legacies-from-world-war-1/


Society for the History of War

The object of the Society is to promote the study and understanding of war in history and to stimulate a broad range of discussions about the place of war in society, its impacts on cultures and individuals and how it has been perceived, experienced and legitimated

https://www.show.org.uk/

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