Please visit our education pages to
view all of the education resources that we offer, or see below for
information and initiatives for young people and students of all
ages and further reading for those who wish to research further
into the history of two world wars.
Information on the
Second World War in Northern Ireland.
Board provides information
on visiting the Somme Battlefields.
Hungry for History is a
collaborative venture for all UK schools. It aims to instil a love
of history in children of all ages and to encourage renewed passion
for the learning of the subject that is the greatest teacher of us
all. The campaign takes its inspiration from the major approaching
anniversaries of the First World War, World War II and the Battle
of Waterloo amongst others.
is a valuable resource for anyone wishing to know
more about the Royal Navy in times of war. Comprehensive guide
to twentieth century naval history by a published naval
The Roll of
Honour is a website
dedicated to UK memorials and those commemorated on
Tunnellers is dedicated to
the men who served with the New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling
Company during the First World War.
National Inventory of War Memorials (UKNIWM) is an archive at
the Imperial War Museum and holds details of war memorials in the
UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. The archive has a searchable
online database of information about over 60,000 war memorials,
including their location, type, history and the names commemorated
The Hong Kong War Diary is a
project that documents the 1941 defence of Hong Kong, the
defenders, their families and the fates of all until
Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery commemorates 944
members of the Allied Armed Forces killed in the Dieppe
Raid of 1942, of whom 707 are Canadian. The cemetery is unique
in that it was created by the occupying Germans after the failed
raid left many bodies trapped behind enemy lines.
Major and Mrs Holt's
Battlefield Guide Books - Just about everything you need to
know. Where the battlefields are, how to get there and where you
might stay. Where the memorials, museums, cemeteries, bunkers,
trench lines … etc are.
Forgotten Heroes 14
-19 is a foundation that provides professional art
exhibition platforms and is dedicated to stage independent Tier 1
curated exhibitions around The Great War. The Foundation's projects
aim to identify, promote and celebrate a particular community's
cultural identity and commemorate its past in relation to The Great
2014 -- 2018
First World War
Centenary 1914.org will highlight centenary
events and resources from across the globe as 2014 marks 100 years
since the outbreak of the First World War. This site has just begun
and will develop as centenary preparations gather pace.
War, this project by the University of Edinburgh's Centre
for the Study of Modern Conflict has been working with libraries,
schools and community groups to ensure that the story of Scotland's
contribution to the Great War is not forgotten.
The partnership was strengthened when The Scottish
Military Research Group and the National Library of Scotland
became partners. They have a very active
programme, carrying out WW1 archival and document searches, to
produce a unique history of the people and institutions of Scotland
during the war years of 1914 to 1918.