National Archives Sources for History: First World War

an illustration of a WWI soldier next to a graveyard marker cross
This National Archives website offers a thorough but succinct overview of the First World War with timelines, battles and people profiles of some of those caught up in the conflict. Throughout the site refers to the considerbale documentary sources held at the National Archives at Kew making this a good starting point for those looking for an introduction to the Great War and those in search of an insight into the related records held at Kew.

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