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Every day another (hi)story Every day another (hi)story

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You may remember that back in April 2012 WW1C ran a live-tweeting experiment to relay the events of the Battle Arras in real time. The initiative aimed to use social media to raise awareness about this historic turning point of … Continue reading → You may remember that back in April 2012 WW1C ran a live-tweeting experiment to relay the events of the Battle Arras in real time. The initiative aimed to use social media to raise awareness about this historic turning point of … Continue reading →

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Teaching | Teaching | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism)

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Revisited Revisited The 'Rape of Belgium' Revisited The 'Rape of Belgium' Revisited

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The above image is an extract from a proclamation by the German General Otto von Emmich, distributed widely in Belgium in the autumn of 1914 as the German army crossed the tiny nation’s borders and began its slow march south.  … Continue reading → The above image is an extract from a proclamation by the German General Otto von Emmich, distributed widely in Belgium in the autumn of 1914 as the German army crossed the tiny nation’s borders and began its slow march south.  … Continue reading →

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The Memory of War | The Memory of War | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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The Language of Business: Understanding the British ‘war machine’ The Language of Business: Understanding the British ‘war machine’

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In 1917, the American journalist Isaac Frederick Marcosson visited the General Headquarters [GHQ] of the British Expeditionary Force [BEF] at Montreuil-sur-Mer following a tour of the Western Front. He recorded his experiences of this visit for Everybody’s Magazine and in … Continue reading → In 1917, the American journalist Isaac Frederick Marcosson visited the General Headquarters [GHQ] of the British Expeditionary Force [BEF] at Montreuil-sur-Mer following a tour of the Western Front. He recorded his experiences of this visit for Everybody’s Magazine and in … Continue reading →

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Machine | Machine | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Blogs | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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St. Symphorien Military Cemetery, the Battle of Mons and British Centenary Commemoration St. Symphorien Military Cemetery, the Battle of Mons and British Centenary Commemoration

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The UK government has now formally announced that it will stage a commemorative event to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War at St. Symphorien Military Cemetery in Belgium on 4 August 2014. Commemorating the start … Continue reading → The UK government has now formally announced that it will stage a commemorative event to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War at St. Symphorien Military Cemetery in Belgium on 4 August 2014. Commemorating the start … Continue reading →

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The Memory of War | The Memory of War | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science)

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The Sandwich that Sabotaged Civilisation The Sandwich that Sabotaged Civilisation

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Presented by Dr Paul Miller, Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Birmingham (UK) and Associate Professor of History at McDaniel College (US), this video and audio podcast explores how a well known photograph and an infamous lunch break have … Continue reading → Presented by Dr Paul Miller, Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Birmingham (UK) and Associate Professor of History at McDaniel College (US), this video and audio podcast explores how a well known photograph and an infamous lunch break have … Continue reading →

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Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Teaching | Teaching | The Memory of War | The Memory of War | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 320 (Political science) | 320 (Political science) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism) | Podcast | Podcast | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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Conflict Culture Conflict Culture

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How much do we really know about the experience of the average individual soldier? In this video and audio podcast, Matthew Leonard, University of Bristol, discusses the unique conflict culture that developed on the front lines during the First World … Continue reading → How much do we really know about the experience of the average individual soldier? In this video and audio podcast, Matthew Leonard, University of Bristol, discusses the unique conflict culture that developed on the front lines during the First World … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | Body and Mind | From Space to Place | From Space to Place | Strange Meetings | Strange Meetings | Teaching | Teaching | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 911 (Historical geography) | 911 (Historical geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Podcast | Podcast | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science)

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Rethinking British Volunteerism in 1914: A Rush to the Colours? Rethinking British Volunteerism in 1914: A Rush to the Colours?

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In this video and audio podcast Dr Catriona Pennell, Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter, discusses the British response to the outbreak of War in 1914, exposing the reaction to be much more complex than traditional images have … Continue reading → In this video and audio podcast Dr Catriona Pennell, Lecturer in History at the University of Exeter, discusses the British response to the outbreak of War in 1914, exposing the reaction to be much more complex than traditional images have … Continue reading →

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Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Teaching | Teaching | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism) | Podcast | Podcast | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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Christmas in the trenches Christmas in the trenches

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One of the enduring (and indeed endearing) images is the First World War is the famous ‘Christmas Truce’ of 1914. What began as the lighting of candles in the trenches grew to French, German and British soldiers sought each other … Continue reading → One of the enduring (and indeed endearing) images is the First World War is the famous ‘Christmas Truce’ of 1914. What began as the lighting of candles in the trenches grew to French, German and British soldiers sought each other … Continue reading →

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Strange Meetings | Strange Meetings | The Memory of War | The Memory of War | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | ukoer | ukoer | ww1 | ww1 | xmas | xmas | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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The First World War in History The First World War in History

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This is a keynote lecture that I gave at a conference at the University of Birmingham under the auspices of the British Commission for Military History. It was one of two (the other delivered by Professor David Stevenson) in which … Continue reading → This is a keynote lecture that I gave at a conference at the University of Birmingham under the auspices of the British Commission for Military History. It was one of two (the other delivered by Professor David Stevenson) in which … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Aftermath | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | The Memory of War | The Memory of War | Unconventional Soldiers | Unconventional Soldiers | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 320 (Political science) | 320 (Political science) | 355 (Military science) | 355 (Military science) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Blogs | U (Military Science) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | UD (Infantry) | UD (Infantry) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 900 (History & geography)

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For Valour: The Victoria Cross

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The Victoria Cross is a military decoration awarded for valour “in the face of the enemy” to members of armed forces of some Commonwealth countries and previous British Empire territories. It takes precedence over all other Orders, decorations and medals; … Continue reading →

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From Space to Place | Teaching | The Memory of War | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 911 (Historical geography) | 912 (Graphic representations of earth) | 940 (General history of Europe) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography)

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Exploring the War Underground

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Life on the Western Front front was lived underground, either in trenches or dugouts, or even deeper beneath the surface in caves, souterraines – medieval underground quarries – or complex tunnel systems, designed to defend the frontlines from subterranean attack … Continue reading →

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From Space to Place | Material Culture | Strange Meetings | Teaching | 355 (Military science) | 911 (Historical geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Simulations | UG (Military engineering. Air forces)

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Forgetting the French

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One of the ongoing discussions (or controversies depending on your viewpoint) regarding the First World War focuses on its global nature. Specifically regarding the dominant view of the Western Front above all else that was happening elsewhere between 1914-1918. This … Continue reading →

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The Memory of War | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Global Views | U (Military Science)

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The Terrains of the Great War

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The First World War was not only fought knee-deep in the mud filled trenches of the Western Front. It was a global event and military engagements took place in many different countries and in many different terrains, leading to very … Continue reading →

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From Space to Place | Strange Meetings | Teaching | 900 (History & geography) | 912 (Graphic representations of earth) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Interactive Maps | U (Military Science) | 900 (History & geography)

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’s fight against Venereal Disease in the ‘Heroic Age of Prostitution’* The British Army’s fight against Venereal Disease in the ‘Heroic Age of Prostitution’*

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There were well over a hundred and fifty men waiting for opening time, singing Mademoiselle from Armentiéres and other lusty songs. Right on the dot of 6 PM a red lamp over the doorway of the brothel was switched on. … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | HQ1101-2030.7 (Women. Feminism) | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | UH (Medical Sciences - other services)

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Influenza pandemic and its relation to World War I The 'Spanish' Influenza pandemic and its relation to World War I

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A world-wide epidemic caused by influenza viruses led to between 50 and 100 million deaths in 1918 and 1919 (as much as 1 of every 18 people). Because neutral Spain was not censoring news it became associated with Spain but … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | Body and Mind | Teaching | 355 (Military science) | 610 (Medical Sciences) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | Global Views | R (Medicine) | R131-687 (Medicine - history of medicine) | Simulations | UH (Medical Sciences - other services)

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Mapping the Impact of the Great War

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[This post can be used in conjunction with the resources outlined in Commonwealth Cemeteries of World War I.] The Great War as it was known, the First World War or WWI as it is referred to today, was a world … Continue reading →

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Aftermath | From Space to Place | Teaching | The Memory of War | 900 (History & geography) | 912 (Graphic representations of earth) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Global Views | Interactive Maps | U (Military Science) | 900 (History & geography)

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Beyond the Archduke: The Origins of World War I

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August 4th marks the anniversary of the day Great Britain declared war on Germany. But what were the circumstances that led to the outbreak of this global event? We’ve pulled together the highest quality Open Educational Resources on the Web … Continue reading →

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Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Teaching | 320 (Political science) | 355 (Military science) | 940 (General history of Europe) | J (Political Science) | U (Military Science)

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cross-post Of historians and politicians - cross-post

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This blog post was originally posted on the blog armsandthemedicalman.wordpress.com on 6th January, 2014. Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education, has decided that the best way to start off the centenary years of the First World War is through … Continue reading →

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Consent | Dissent and Revolution | The Memory of War | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | PN4699-5650 (Journalism) | U (Military Science) | 900 (History & geography)

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Shot at Dawn

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It is now 2014 and over the course of the year we will be hearing a lot about the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War. One of my favourite lectures in my ‘British Society and the First … Continue reading →

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Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Teaching | 355 (Military science) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography) | 940 (General history of Europe) | Blogs | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization - distribution - military situation) | 399 (Customs of war & diplomacy) | 900 (History & geography)

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Pen and Sword Pt. III: 5 Questions

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[N.B. This is the third in a series of posts about the history of British propaganda efforts during the First World War — the inaugural post can be read here. The main focus of the series will be on the … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | Consent | Dissent and Revolution | Material Culture | Unconventional Soldiers | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 358 (Other specialized forces & services) | 820 (English literature) | 940 (General history of Europe) | J (Political Science) | ww1 | 358 (Other specialized forces & services)

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