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Note: In addition to other text and image sites listed below,
see the WWI Resource Center's text archive and image archive.



General Information

See especially the sitemap -- some annotations are in English.


Biographical Sketches


Bibliographies and Webographies

  • WWI Books - from U.C. San Diego History Department.
  • WWI Topics - from U.C. San Diego History Department.


Genealogical Resources

Home Front

Books and U.S. government publications documenting the national effort to make food the key to winning World War I.
Digitized in University of Wisconsin's Digital History Collection.
London: The Over-Seas Club, [1914-1918]


Literature

An eclectic survey of the literature of the Great War.
From an exhibit in BYU Library's Special Collections.
Venice: Istituto Veneto di Arti Grafiche Venezia, 1919
Provided by Oxford University; includes manuscript facsimiles of WWI poets.
This site at Emory University includes a great number of digitized poems and postcards.
An interactive research blog.
By Margaret Wade Campbell Deland
Boston: The American Authors Fund, [1914-1918]


Maps and Atlases

(New York: Macmillan, 1919).
3 vols. (Munich: F. Bruckmann, 1915-1919). - auf Deutsch -
Digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
  • Maps of World War I, offering detailed maps of war plans, battles, and political realignments (U.S. Military Academy).


Music


Visual Arts

Art

An astounding collection representing artists from Guillaume Apollinaire through Eric Kennington to Ossip Zadkine - UNESCO.
Art of World War I on the Madame Pickwick Art Blog.
The online exhibition is sponsored by the Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas.
Site maintained by the government of Ontario, Canada.

Cartoons and Illustrated Books

Cartoons of J.-P. Pinchon, vaguely reminiscent of Wilhelm Busch and his Max und Moritz
(Paris: Gautier et Languereau, 1916)
Digitized in University of Wisconsin's Digital History Collection.

Between Shots

by Captain P.L. Crosby
with the 77th Division in France
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1919
  • Cartoons of Bruce Bairnsfather
[Bairnsfather was the British "Bill Mauldin" of World War One]
(London: "The Bystander" Tallis House, Whitefriars, & 190, Strand, n.d.)
Digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
The Bystander's Fragments from France
The Bystander's Fragments from France, vol. IV
Clippings from the Bystander, no. 5
More Fragments from France, vol. II
More Fragments from France, vol. 5
Still More Bystander's Fragments from France, vol. III
[Caricatures Designed to Enrage: Toward a Psychology of Entente]
(Berlin: Curtius, 1917). - Foreword in German, cartoons in French -
Digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
London: Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, [1914-1918]
Digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
British propaganda cartoons on the German invasion of Belgium
Digitally assembled at Brigham Young University.


Film

A film documentary examining the Western political intrigue that laid the foundation for wars, coups, revolts and military interventions in the Middle East.
Includes open access videos, images and text documents.
A single access point to 28 European film archives and institutes.
A clickable list of available films is found underneath the viewing window.
A film documentary narrated by David Carridine.


Photography, Photo Collections, Photo Essays

(Leeds: Petty and Sons, n.d.)
Photographs digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
(New York: The Committee for Men Blinded in Battle, 1917)
Photographs and text digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
Photographic documents of the French Ministry of War's Photography Section.
2 vols. (Paris: Ministère de la guerre, 1917)
Digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
[From Businessman to Man of War -- The Training of a British Soldier: Danish]
(London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, n.d.)
Photographs digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
[Through Swamp and Jungle -- The British Campaign in Africa: Danish]
(Bristol: Rankin Bros., n.d.)
Photographs digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
[The War in Pictures -- March 1918 French ed. of Verdenskrigen i billeder (below)]
(London: Illustrated London News & Sketch, 1918).
Digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
Accounts from Contemporary Books and Magazines, Photo Galleries and Illustrations.
Picture of 18,000 Soldiers training at Fort Dodge, Iowa (click to enlarge).
["Hanging In There" -- British Women's Work in Wartime: Danish]
(England: The Mendip Press, n.d.)
Photographs digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
[Naval Watch Illustrated: The Unwavering Vigil of the British Fleet: Danish]
(London: Harrison, Jehring and Co., n.d.).
Photographs digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
[Illustrated History of the War of 1914] by Gabriel Hanotaux
17 vols. (Paris: Gounouilhou, 1915-1924). - en français -
Digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
Hundreds of images digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
A visual tour of important WWI sites as they now appear.
  • Verdenskrigen i billeder [World War in Pictures: Danish]
Subtitle added June-December 1918: ... fra de allieredes fronter [From the Allied Front]
(London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1917-1918)
Digitized in University of Wisconsin Digital History Collection.
1917: October - November - December
1918: January - February - . . . - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December
London: The Over-Seas Club, [1914-1918]
Photos from the German trenches by Hans Hildenbrand, presented by Spiegel Online International with an English interface.
Various photo collections from WWI.
Digital facsimiles of the collection at New York Public Library.
Including French images from Gallica, the online service of the French National Library.
From Library and Archives Canada.


Posters

War Poster Collection. Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.
Posters, Photos, Poets and Artists.
War Posters from 1910-1919.



By Country

Australia

  • The Australian Archives: From this page can be located Australian WWI serving personnel records, along with memorials and other records of Australian participation in the Great War.
  • The Australian Defence Force Academy: Includes access to the 'First AIF Database Project' which... seeks to record comprehensive information on all 332,000 men and women (i.e. nurses) who served in the the Australian Imperial Force 1914-19.
A subset of Australian Army War Diaries from the Australian War Memorial.
Ed. by Charles Bean; in 12 volumes (1920-1942).
From the Australian War Memorial.


Belgium

  • Fort de Liezele. Belgium - 1908-1914; concrete fortifications. In Dutch and English.

A new Belgian site, 'In Flanders Fields'.

  • Les Chevaliers du Ciel, a site in French, from Belgium, on the German fliers, including Richthofen, Voss, Udet.


Canada

  • The Black Watch (RHR) of Canada - the senior Canadian Highland Regiment.
  • Canada at War - The National SchoolNet collections site, part of Canada's Digital Collections, includes the: CEF Attestation Papers; Books of Remembrance; Aviation Hall of Fame; Canadian Military Medals and Decorations; Canadian Veterans Recollect; Courage Remembered; The Northwest Rebellion of 1885; the Taconis Collection and Canadian Military Uniforms. Major resource, en français et anglais.
Also available in the French version.
  • Over the Top, an interactive trench adventure at the Canadian War Museum.
Songs Popular during the First World War (audio)


Czechoslovakia


England / Great Britain

  • The Accrington Pals - site dedicated to the 11th (Service) Battalion (Accrington) East Lancashire Regiment (It even has a German-language interface!)
  • Captain Noel Chavasse, Medical Officer of the 10th (Liverpool Scottish) Battalion, the King's (Liverpool) Regiment, England, the only man to win the Victoria Cross twice during the Great War. The primary reference for this life.
See in particular Lions Led by Donkeys for biographical notes on British generals.
  • Chailey 1914-1918 - the story of a village community (in what is now East Sussex) during the First World War.
  • Hellfire Corner, a WWI site by Tom Morgan focusing on British and Imperial involvement.
  • The Psywar Society of Great Britain publishes The Falling Leaf, which has published articles dealing with the Great War, including 'The First Leaflet of the First World War', 'Propaganda Behind The Lines', and 'Air Disseminated Postcards of the First World War.


France

  • La Deuxième Bataille de la Marne 1914-1918, France - The Second Battle of the Marne River; Pour tout savoir sur la Bataille et les détails des opérations de la Commémoration de la Deuxième Bataille de la Marne.
  • mémoire des hommes -- a French Ministry of Defense database to locate French soldiers who died in combat.
  • Vestiges militaria - French-language portal to war relics & personal collections left over from the First and the Second World Wars.


Germany

A German-language portal to the First World War.
A German site reporting on the conference of the same name.
- also available in English -
- also available in English -
A website of the German Naval Archive.
The German air corps from 1911 through 1920.
Information on German flyers, including the "Red Baron," Manfred von Richthofen.


Greece


Italy


Mexico


The Netherlands


Newfoundland


New Zealand

  • New Zealand and the Great War. Peter Hoar's contribution to mark New Zealand's participation in the war, including memorial sites, chronology and bibliography.


Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

  • Royal Dublin Fusiliers. The history of the RDF, an infantry regiment of the British army that was disbanded before independence in 1922.


Russia


Scotland (see also Great Britain)


South Africa


Turkey/Ottoman Empire

Located at the library of Texas Tech University.
  • Gallipoli. A website on the battle by Julien Snelders.


United States

  • Harry S Truman Library, (USA) - with a wide variety of representative documents and photos concerning the President's experiences.
  • Life at Camp Funston: Reflections of Army Sergeant Charles L. Johnston, USA. Co-respondence, photographs, dealing with Camp Funston (Ft. Riley), Kansas, 1918.
  • POW/MIA Database, offered by the Federal Research Division, US Library of Congress.
  • World War I History Commission Questionnaires of the State of Virginia, USA. The surveys of World War I veterans in Virginia, a fully-searchable database of over 14,900 records, one for each questionnaire respondent, accessible by name, city/county, and race. Each record is also linked to digitized images of each page of the questionnaires, as well as any accompanying material such as photographs and additional pages submitted by the respondents.

Miscellaneous Sites




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