CJ Stone discovers a forgotten hero of the First World War.
Victoria and Albert were married for 21 years- not a particularly long marriage but their nine children and 36 grand children had a great effect on the shaping of the world in the early twentieth century
During the First World War, several hundred men were shot at dawn by firing squads made up of their own comrades, supposedly for cowardice and desertion. Many were suffering from trauma and other physical, psychological...
Weapons used in World War 1, on land, in the air and at sea
Rudolf von Eschwege was the only German fighter pilot on the Balkan Front. He was so successful that the British finally resorted to setting a diabolical trap for the “Eagle of the Aegean Sea”.
Imagine a weapon which was so powerful that its mere existence rendered all other weapons of its kind obsolete. What would be the response? Catch up or lose your position forever. This was the scramble caused by the HMS...
Winston Churchill, at the age of 36, wrote a three-page memorandum in 1911 accurately describing the German invasion that would occur three years later when World War 1 erupted.
What really caused World War 1? Was it Militarism, Imperialism, Nationalism, Industrialism or European Political Alliances that was the biggest catalyst to the outbreak of this war 1 on July 28, 1914
What was it like for the soldiers of World War 1 living in the filthy trenches? Visit the WWI trenches and learn more about the war here.
Have you ever thought about what it would have been like to have been wounded on the Western Front? Find out what would have happened to you when you became a casualty in the First World War