The Battle of the Somme
Duration: 03.07Clip duration: 03.07
German and British army veterans recall their experiences of the Battle of the Somme.
The changed post-war position of women in 1918
Duration: 04.34Clip duration: 04.34
How far the position of women changed in society as a consequence of their war work.
The class system in 1914 Britain
Duration: 04.22Clip duration: 04.22
The class system in Britain in 1914 highlights an unequal distribution of wealth.
The effects of shellshock on WW1 soldiers and doctors
Duration: 03.45Clip duration: 03.45
A dramatisation of a WW1 doctor describing the effects of shellshock.
The end of the Great War in 1918
Duration: 03.54Clip duration: 03.54
First World War veterans remember how they felt at the end of the war.
The end of WW1
Duration: 06.14Clip duration: 06.14
How the end of the war in 1918 brought celebrations and remembrance.
The first tanks
Duration: 04.19Clip duration: 04.19
The introduction of tanks in the First World War.
The four main causes of World War I (subtitled)
Duration: 03.27Clip duration: 03.27
Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism and Nationalism were causes of World War I.
The Home Front and rationing
Duration: 07.21Clip duration: 07.21
How the sinking of merchant shipping led to rationing in Britain.
The impact of J R R Tolkien’s experiences in the Somme in 1916
Duration: 09.59Clip duration: 09.59
How signals officer Tolkien echoed the scenes he witnessed in Thiepval in his writing.
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