A centenary project in Lincolnshire has been awarded a £423,500 grant from the UK's Heritage Lottery Fund for a project highlighting the county's role in pioneering First World War aviation.
New Zealand held a series of commemorations in France on 15 September 2016 to mark the centenary of the New Zealand Division joining the Battle of the Somme.
Booking is open for the London preview of a new exhibition paying tribute to doctors who administered anaesthetics and pain relief to the wounded at the Battle of the Somme.
100 years after the first tanks rolled into action, a replica First World War British tank took up positions in the heart of London for the September 15 Centenary.
British Prime Minister Herbert Asquith suffered a personal tragedy on 15 September 1916 when his eldest son, Raymond, was killed on the Somme.
Descendants of soldiers who took Britain's early tanks into battle gathered in London ahead of this week's centenary of the first ever-tank action during the Great War.
A multimedia exhibition marking the centennial of America's entry into the First World War opens at the North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh, in April next year.
Comprehensive lists of New Zealanders who opposed conscription in the Great War have been compiled for the first time, New Zealand Government historians have announced.
Prince Charles is to join New Zealanders in France next week for commemorations honouring those who fought at the Battle of the Somme a century ago.
'Between 1914 and 1918 New Zealand fought the bloodiest and most traumatic campaign in its military history. New Zealand’s Western Front Campaign challenges myths that exist about New Zealand’s effort and throws new light on aspects of the country’s overall involvement in the First World War.'
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The 'exceptionally well-preserved' wreck of a trawler fitted out by the British Navy as a minesweeper during the First World War has been given special protection by the UK Government.
William Leefe Robinson became the first British pilot to shoot down a German airship over England in the early hours of September 3rd 1916.
Field Marshal Hindenburg and General Ludendorff took over command of the German Army on August 29th 1916, dominating Germany's military leadership for the rest of the First World War.
Romanian troops attacked Transylvania on August 27th 1916, opening a new front against Austria-Hungary in the Balkans.
For the centenary of Romania's entry into the Great War, CN contributor William Illsley reviews Liviu Rebreanu's classic 1922 novel set during the Romanian campaign.
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The United States WWI Centennial Commission and America’s National World War I Museum & Memorial have teamed up to create a new online teaching resource aimed at increasing awareness of the Great War.
Researchers based at King's College London are offering an opportunity to showcase community-led projects focussing on the colonial or dominion contribution to the First World War.
A Royal Navy cruiser torpedoed in August 1916 has been visualised as a 3D model in her last resting place beneath the waters of the North Sea.
A ship's boat from the British cruiser HMS Falmouth, torpedoed in the North Sea in August 1916, has arrived at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for restoration.
The forced-landing of a German Zeppelin near the village of Little Wigorough in eastern England 100 years ago will be marked with a programme of events in September 2016.
Hundreds of lanterns have been lit on First World War soldiers' graves at Shorncliffe Military Cemetery in the UK as part of commemorations marking the 141 days of the Battle of the Somme.
The US Centennial Commission and Chicago’s Pritzker Military Museum & Library have launched a new initiative ahead of next year’s centennial commemorations to restore old World War I monuments.
An American on the Western Front: The First World War Letters of Arthur Clifford Kimber, 1917-18, by Patrick Gregory & Elizabeth Nurser
'This is the remarkable story of the American First World War serviceman Arthur Clifford Kimber. When his country entered the Great War in 1917, Kimber left Stanford University to carry the first official American flag to the Western Front. His letters home - published here for the first time - give a vivid picture of what Kimber witnessed.'
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The wreck site of a German submarine sunk off the Kent coast during the First World War has been given protected status by the British Government.
Centenary News looks ahead to a significant French anniversary, as the Aisne region prepares for commemorations marking the Battle of the Chemin des Dames, also known as the Nivelle Offensive and the Second Battle of the Aisne.
A century after his execution for attempting to ram a German U-boat, tributes have been paid to the North Sea ferry captain, Charles Fryatt.
Australia has remembered its first action on the Somme with commemorations on July 23rd marking the Battle of Pozières in the summer of 1916.
Australia is holding commemorations in Northern France marking the first major battles fought by its forces on the Western Front a century ago.
A campaign 'to transform the culture of remembrance' in India has been launched in Delhi on the centenary of a noted Indian cavalry charge during the Battle of the Somme.
President Jacob Zuma inaugurated a new memorial at Delville Wood on July 12th 2016 honouring South Africans of all races who fought in the First and Second World Wars.
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