'For the Fallen' by Laurence Binyon

Listen to this poignant reading of Laurence Binyon's poem 'For the Fallen'.

An attack by sea on a small seaside town

A girl tells us her great grandma's account of a German attack from sea on Hartlepool.

Edith Cavell: 'Patriotism is not enough.'

The story of Edith Cavell, a nurse remembered for helping soldiers of all nationalities.

First World War hero Jutland Jack

The story of the World War One navy hero, Jack Cornwell, also known as Jutland Jack.

Footballer and officer Walter Tull

The story of Walter Tull, the first black officer to lead British troops into battle.

How Britain’s use of military dogs has changed since the start of WW1

Dan Snow reports on how Britain’s use of military dogs has changed since the start of WW1.

How did Britain move beyond trench warfare in WW1?

Historian Dan Snow explains how the British moved warfare beyond the trenches in WW1.

How did children help in the war effort?

Children had to work during World War One, feeding chickens and helping out in the house.

How did engineers use technology to try and win the First World War?

Find out how new technology not only helped to win the war but helped to save lives too.

How were important messages sent during World War One?

Find out how people communicated without telephones during World War One.

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