The Centenary of the First World War

The First Minister announces a series of events in 2017 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

The Centenary of the First World War

Carwyn Jones, the First Minister of Wales, has launched Program 2017 to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.

Battlefield Tours Commemorating the Centenary of the First World War

The IOE has devised a £5.3 million national education program to allow secondary schools in England to visit battlefields on the Western Front. The commemorations of the First World War Centenary, which took place from 2014 to 2018, were a worldwide act of memory to honor and commemorate those who died in the conflict.

The Centenary Commemorations of WWI (2014-2018)

The First World War, dubbed "the war to end all wars," was the first worldwide conflict. Between 1914 and 1918, about 30 countries fought in the war. Fighting took place not just on the 'Western Front' in Europe, but also in southern and eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. A total of 37 million people, including soldiers and civilians, died as a result of the war.

At the Haringey Local History Fair, there will be a talk about First World War Commemorative Projects in Haringey.

4:10 p.m., February 22, 2014 Bruce Castle Museum is a museum dedicated to Bruce Castle. This session provided an introduction of several initiatives and events for the commemorations of the First World War from 2014 onwards, as well as financing and volunteer opportunities - Deborah Hedgecock and others, including historian John Hinshelwood, gave a short and highly informative discussion. Before the war, the Tottenham Hotspur FC team. Walter Tull is in the second row, second from the right.

Wounded Veterans of the War: People And Their Stories
Wounded Veterans of the War: People And Their Stories

Wounded War Heroes was established to demonstrate our gratitude to the men and women who have been wounded or injured while serving our country by providing them with therapeutic outdoor activities upon their return home. Our main objective is to show these veterans that they are remembered for their valiant service to our country.We can help our veterans enjoy the great outdoors by working together with cold war stories from the big freeze.

Taking notes on specifics

On May 1, 1968, “Tax Free” was recorded at Record Plant.On May 14, 1970, “Peter Gunn Catastrophe” was recorded at Record Plant.On November 14, 1969, and June 26, 1970, “Stepping Stone” was recorded at Record Plant (overdubs)On April 3, 1969, “Midnight” was recorded at Olmstead Studios.On May 2, 1968, “3 Little Bears” was recorded at Record Plant.

Cochran, Jacqueline

During WWII, Jacqueline Cochran led the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) and worked tirelessly to train pilots for the program. She joined the United States Air Force Reserve as a lieutenant colonel after receiving the Distinguished Service Medal in 1945. She also won three Distinguished Flying Cross medals and her Air Force Command Pilot Wings. Commons Wikimedia Commons

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Doss, Desmond

Desmond Doss was a courageous medic during World War II who refused to carry a weapon. Despite being labeled a “conscientious objector,” he single-handedly rescued the lives of 50 to 100 American Marines on Okinawa’s Maeda Escarpment in 1945.

Pilecki, Witold

Captain Witold Pilecki of the Polish Army volunteered to enter Auschwitz in order to expose the camp’s horrors to the rest of the world. In the guise of the Polish resistance, he formed a network of convicts to assist him. Unfortunately, the underground army believed Pilecki had overstated the camp’s hardships and refused to believe him.

Murphy, Audie

Audie Murphy was a short, baby-faced Texas boy whose talent as a soldier made him one of WWII’s most decorated heroes. By halting a German attack, he was awarded the Medal of Honor. Murphy mounted an abandoned flaming tank destroyer, wounded and alone with a gun, and held off the Germans long enough for the Allies to launch a counterattack.

Deborah Sampson

During the Revolutionary War, Deborah Sampson disguised herself as a male for two years in order to fight in the Continental Army. She dug the bullet out of her own leg rather than be exposed after being shot in battle. She was discovered and honorably dismissed after an exam years later while critically ill. Her spouse was the first man to receive a widow’s pension, and she was one of the first female lecturers. Commons Wikimedia Commons

Frank Luke

In his short time-fighting in WWI, Frank Luke epitomized the reckless image of a fighter pilot by going after heavily defended German observation balloons. He shot down 14 enemy balloons and four aircraft in 30 hours of flight time over ten sorties in nine days of warfare.On Sept. 29, 1918, he flew his final mission but was unfortunately shot down in the air. Luke was able to land his jet in Murvaux, France, but he died as a result of his injuries.

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Dave Cohen, Gerard Foster, Caroline Norris, Giles Pilbrow, Steve Punt, Laurence Rickard, and Ben Ward collaborated on the story.

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The Frightful First World War Special is a Horrible Histories special episode dedicated to the events of World War I. It’s based on Terry Deary’s book Frightful First World War, and it has a variety of WWI drawings, including the Shouty Man World War One Wee Wee Historical Masterchef. The award-winning comic sketch team Bob Hale Rattus Rattus takes us through the horrific events of 1914-18 in this program.

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The dos and don’ts of keeping the war effort going at home, including a no-feeding policy for ducks (educational film parody).

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Frightful First World War in Horrible Histories (exhibition)

From May 24, 2008, to January 4, 2009, the Imperial War Museum North hosted the exhibition Frightful First World War. It was based on the same-named Horrible Histories book, which is one of the series’ most popular. It was made in collaboration with Terry Deary Scholastic. The show was free to the public.


To convey the tale of the First World War, the exhibition “places novelist Terry Deary’s words and artist Martin Brown’s graphics beside the Imperial War Museum’s artefacts.” “Explore the horrible conditions in the trenches through feely boxes, and smell to experience what critters and terrible stenches would have kept the men company,” according to the Trench Action Station interactive.


The exhibition was produced “to mark the 90th anniversary of the conclusion of the First World War” and was “specially tailored for younger visitors” by Ingenious Creative of Macclesfield, Cheshire. According to Terry Deary, “The First World War is an excellent subject for Horrible Histories since it is a dark comedy for young readers. The people’s gallows humour was vital in their survival of the horrors. It’s a lesson on how mankind handles the worst that the world has to offer. That is what education should be all about: preparing us for life, both the good and the bad “..

According to Culture24, “Museums often have a reputation for being intimidating, but this exhibition aims to show that this isn’t always the case. Terry Deary understands how important comedy is in presenting tales and engaging an audience. ‘People want to laugh,’ he says. However, after the laughing fades, you may be left with something more profound. ‘Knowledge or comprehension, or both.'”


“This is a fresh and unique landmark exhibition, combining the populism of the Horrible Histories books with the distinction of the IWM collection,” Culture24 said. “It is especially important because this will be the last major anniversary when any veterans alive who were there at the time will still be alive.” “You may look at them a hundred times and be lured in to a world of people who are long dead yet whose lives were caught forever in the click of a shutter,” Terry Deary said of the images.

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and why a pair of old socks leaked top-secret German information.

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Bob Hale and Rattus Rattus take us through the horrors of the First World War in this special. Soldiers, pilots, civilians, girl guides, suffragettes, and even kings are among those who were swept up in the conflict.


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(1 review with a 5 out of 5 average rating) Scholastic Inc. is the publisher. Want to learn how to sing trench songs, decipher communication codes, or learn about the role of animals in the First World War? If that’s the case, this is the book for you. Terry Deary has written a book that describes life for both the Allies and the Central Powers in the trenches and at home throughout WWII.

There are fascinating information regarding how soldiers entertained themselves and how women’s lives altered during the conflict. The material is delivered in bite-sized chunks with witty drawings and images. The book narrates the war’s story chronologically, so it may be read from beginning to end, but it also lends itself to being skimmed through.

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Terry Deary is a writer and a musician.

Terry Deary started his career as a fiction writer for A&C Black. He has written more than 200 fiction and nonfiction books that have been translated into 40 languages. ‘Tudor Terror,’ his historical fiction for older youngsters, has been acclaimed as a ‘wonderful blend of fact and fantasy’ (School Librarian). Since 1994, his nonfiction has routinely topped bestseller lists. In 2008, he celebrated the 15th anniversary of his ‘Horrible Histories,’ which had sold over 25 million books worldwide and been transformed into television programs, theater tours, and museum exhibitions. Books for Keeps magazine named Terry Deary the ‘Outstanding children’s non-fiction author of the twentieth century.’

He was born in Sunderland in 1946 and now resides in County Durham’s Derwentside. Terry has worked as an actor, a theatrical director, and a museum manager in the past.

Brown, Martin

Martin Brown was born in the Australian city of Melbourne. He’s been drawing for as long as he can remember. Martin’s father used to bring home large sheets of paper, which he would scribble on and draw miniature figures on. Martin grew up, relocated to the UK, and found work doing what he always wanted to do: sketching doodles and small figures, thanks to food and water, the local state school, Melbourne High, and a touch of teachers college.

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