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Overview of First World War Allied Sites to Visit


First World War Websites

For a comprehensive overview of First World War allied Sites to visit see:

http://www.webmatters.net/

A powerful, multimedia resource for all things First World War:

http://firstworldwar.com/

For a completely Canadian perspective on all of the nations wars since WW1 see:

http://wwii.ca/

For a comprehensive discussion of George Lawrence Price’s Story and the various interpertations visit:

http://cefww1soldiergprice.blogspot.com/

A Fascinating site that ties a lot of loose ends together visit:

http://4yearsofww1.info/index.html

The Canadian War Museum provides an excellent First World War resource for the general public, researchers and teacher:

http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/exhibitions/guerre/home-e.aspx

For an Indepth overview of the Langemark Cemetery and Hitlers Second World War Visit see:

http://atlanticwallbelgiumboulogne.110mb.com/atlant/langemark/langemark.htm

For a Brief look at the 1920 Design Contest (from where Vimy and the Brooding Soldier were selected) to commemorate the veterans of the First World War

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/memorials/ww1mem/vimy/sg/01_artwork/04_competition

For a detailed overview of the history and activities of the Canadian Commonwealth War Graves Commission see:

http://www.cwgc.org/\

Mapping

Google Earth is essential to any tour plan.  Their section on historical maps, the modern day and historical photos coupled with

Google.com/earth

Once you learn to navigate wikimapia, it is an incredible mapping resource:

http://wikimapia.org

 

Video/Audio Clips

 

The CBC is a gold mine of Audio Visual Material

The First World War: Canada Remembers: http://archives.cbc.ca/war_conflict/first_world_war/topics/2425/

CBC news InDepth: http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/worldwar1/

CBC Digital Archives (26 Radio clips and 22 TV clips): http://archives.cbc.ca/war_conflict/first_world_war/

 

The National Film Board

The First World:

http://search.nfb.ca/search?q=First+World+War&btnG=Search&entqr=0&output=xml_no_dtd&sort=date%3AD%3AL%3Ad1&client=beta_onfb&ud=1&oe=UTF-8&ie=UTF-8&proxystylesheet=beta_onfb&proxyreload=1&hl=en&lr=lang_en&site=beta_onfb

 

International  Video Clips

The BBC response: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/

The PBS – Great War: http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/

 

Photo resources

If your interest is in the German military search: http://www.flickr.com/photos/drakegoodman/

An excellent resource for British and Canadian WW1 photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nlscotland/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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