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HS 200 01 - The Great War: Internet Resources

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  • British Library - World War One
    • Historical sources from both sides of the conflict, contributed by institutions from across Europe.
  • 1914-1918-Online
    • "An English-language virtual reference work on the First World War. The multi-perspective, open-access knowledge base is the result of an international collaborative project involving more than 1,000 authors, editors, and partners from over fifty countries. More than 1,000 articles will be gradually published."
  • Europeana 1914-1918
    •  Collection of stories from the public, national library collections, and film archives.
  • Firstworldwar.com 
    • An overview of many topics about and related to World War 1.
  • Fordham University - World War I
    • Collection of primary source documents related to the war.
  • The Heritage of the Great War (Graphic Images)
    • A site "dedicated to the events and consequences of World War I...And we show people rather than strategic plans or statistics."
  • NavalHistory.net
    • Webpage devoted to 20th Century naval combat.
  • Project Gutenberg - World War I (Bookshelf)
    • Free digitized collection of books from and about World War I.

Media Networks

  • Public Broadcasting Service's The Great War.
    • Companion website for the documentary series “The Great War and Shaping of the 20th Century.”

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Juniata College During The War

The Juniata Echo (1890-1924) was the campus newspaper for the Normal College of Huntingdon, PA. The Normal College would be renamed Juniata College in 1894.

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Raiding Party Getting Clear of a Sap and Racing towards the Boche Trenches - First World War ‘Official Photographs’

“(52) D.1155. - Raiding Party Getting Clear of a Sap and Racing towards the Boche Trenches - First World War ‘Official Photographs’ > Photographers > John Warwick Brooke - National Library of Scotland.” Accessed July 28, 2014. http://digital.nls.uk/first-world-war-official-photographs/pageturner.cfm?id=74547528. Used under a Creative Commons License.

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  • Imperial War Museum
    • "IWM is a global authority on conflict and its impact on people’s lives...from the First World War through to present-day conflict."
  • In Flanders Field Museum
    • "The In Flanders Fields Museum conserves the link with this war past. Because the nature of war does not change over time, the museum considers presenting this war story to be a universal and contemporary message of peace, and therefore an important social mission. The museum works closely with partners who share its mission and works within the framework of Ypres City of Peace."
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial
    • "The National WWI Museum and Memorial is America's leading institution dedicated to remembering, interpreting and understanding the Great War and its enduring impact on the global community."

Triple Entente / Allied Powers

Great Britain and ANZAC (Click to Expand)

France (Click to Expand)

Russia (Click to Expand)

United States [1917] (Click to Expand)

Central Powers

Boche Machine Gun Crew Captured, Bringing in Their Own Gun

“(27) X.33009 - Boche Machine Gun Crew Captured, Bringing in Their Own Gun - First World War ‘Official Photographs’ > Germans - National Library of Scotland.” Accessed July 28, 2014. http://digital.nls.uk/first-world-war-official-photographs/pageturner.cfm?id=74549384. Used under a Creative Commons License.

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Turkey (Click to Expand)