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World War 1
1914 - 1918


World War I - The Great War

Find out why did the world go to war?


World War I

Read and listen to stories of the War from the people who lived it. Explore diaries, letters, scrapbooks, newspaper cuttings, photos and keepsakes.

Try your hand at Trench Warfare - who wins?





World War I

Use the links on this website to find out more about World War I.




World Wars


The World at War

"The primary legacy of the twentieth century was war. The rich industrial nations of the world developed destructive technology and used it in ways that came close to destroying the earth."

Find out how we came to this.


The British National Archives

See and hear actual correspondence from this era.

Check out the following sections:-

Early 20th Century 1901 - 1918

Interwar 1918 - 1939

Second World War - 1939 - 1945

Check out the topics on each.

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World War 2


World War 2

Find out the background to World War 2 - why did the world go to war again?


World War II - The World at War

Find out how did it happen again?



War Evacuee

Read one man's experience of World War II as an child evacuee.


A Child in Wartime

What was it like to be a child in England during World War II?


Anne Franke

Learn about Anne's life and death.


World War II Quiz

Test your knowledge about World War 2 and see if you can fling the teacher!


London Calling

Listen to the radio clips from BBC Radio - broadcast during World War II.


Days that Changed the War

Learn about important days in World War II - what happened on that day.

Click on People's War Memories to find out what it meant to people like you.


Band of Brothers

Easy Company, 101st Airborne Division website. This group of soldiers were involved in every major offensive of World War II in Europe from D-Day, The Battle of the Bulge, Liberation of Dachau Concentration Camp to the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest retreat.






Battle of Britain - 1940

Find out what it was like in Britain in 1940 - Rationing, The Blitz and The Battle of Britain.




WWII - Fast Facts Battle of Britain - 1940



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