Monday, August 25, 2014

The catastrophe begins - not just about Kings and Generals!

Image above: There was only one major naval engagement during the war. Here is a sinking Dreadnought during that battle, the Battle of Jutland in 1916.

History sites to use

BBC on this day since 1953
On this
World War 1 Encyclopedia
Australian War Memorial
Victoria Cross recipients
RSL Virtual War Memorial
Interactive documentary on the Great War sites for the class
Windows to the Great War
History and geography
Just real interesting

Not just about Kings and Generals

"Anyone who tells you that he went over the top and he was not scared, he is a damn liar."                                                             Harry Patch, World War veteran in 2003.  

* Here is the link to the World War 1 in colour video we watched. It is called 'Catastrophe'.

* The story of John Adams - just a soldier in the Great War - his story.

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