The Pope described the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in 1915 as “genocide” in a Sunday pronouncement.
“As I walked the dog that night I counted up all the names and just thought that it would be a nice thing to do.”
Tonight the UK is commemorating the conflict’s 100-year anniversary by turning off its lights at 10pm for one hour to remember the 888,246 British and Colonial soldiers who lost their lives fighting for Britain. Here is one poppy for each of them.
“At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.”
This week marks the outbreak of World War I, a century ago. Photographer Peter Macdiarmid brings us closer to history with blended photos from the past.
History buffs have traversed Europe to create a collection of unique images that blend 1940s war-torn Europe with colour present day photos.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the devastating outbreak of World War One. Photographer Peter Macdiarmid’s haunting collection of photo montages compares war-torn Europe with today’s modern landscapes.
Today the British Library have made newly digitised material from World War I available online. We explore some of the collection’s eye-opening essays written by children about Zeppelin attacks in 1915.
There’s no way this stuff really happened in the manner that it did. AND YET IT DID.