Warfare in News
Posted on Monday 4th November
500 new exhibitions and galleries will open around the world , 200 of which will launch in 2014, including film screenings, performances and festivals, lectures, tours and hands-on workshops.
Furthermore, seven hundred digital resources about the First World War will be created for the Centenary. Including digitised collections, virtual exhibitions, games, podcasts, films and videos and online courses, plus almost 100 mobile apps relating to the First World War.
For up to date events information, see 1914.org - the official website of the First World War Centenary Partnership, (a network of over 1,800 cultural and educational not-for-profit organisations who are producing a collective programme of Centenary events.)
The Great War Explained(Hardback - 224 pages)
by Philip Stevens
This is much more than just another book to add to the thousands on The Great War. It sets out to fill a gap. Written for the layman by a layman (who is also an articulate and experienced battlefield guide) it summarises the key events and contributions of key individuals, some well, others unknown but with a story to tell.
To get a true picture of this monumental event in history, it… Read more...
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