Aims of the 'Big Three' at Versailles

The state of Europe at the end of the First World War and the Paris Peace negotiations.

Air raids during the First World War

An eyewitness recall his experiences of the first bombing raid on England.

An exploration and reading of Siegfried Sassoon’s poem ‘They’

A description and explanation of the contexts of Sassoon’s ‘They’ and an animated reading.

Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand (subtitled)

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife at Sarajevo in June 1914.

Attitudes towards WW1 deserters diagnosed with shellshock

The different attitudes towards WW1 deserters diagnosed with shell shock.

Britain goes to War - Kitchener's volunteers (subtitled)

Tens of thousands of British people volunteered to join the armed forces in 1914.

British women at war, 1914-1918 (subtitled)

The part played by British women on the home front during World War I is reviewed.

Confusion of command in WW1

Dan Snow demonstrates the difficulty of good communications using only WW1 resources.

Contents of the Treaty of Versailles

The main clauses of the Treaty of Versailles are outlined.

Different experiences of WW1

The fortunes of different groups of people in post-WW1 Britain are compared.

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