Video: Over the Top - 1918

France and Britain mount fresh offensives on the Western Front. Out of the trenches, troops run over the tangled wire of no man's land, machine gun and shell fire all around them.

Web resource

Video: Channel 4 / Clipbank

channel4learning.com . . .

Video: Pub closures

Littlehampton has lost a dozen pubs in the last year, just some of the 7,500 that could be calling last orders

Web resource

BBC Video

news.bbc.co.uk . . .


The First World War to the Present

 

St. Paul’s Cathedral in London during German air raid, January 1941 (Copyright: Scanpix)St. Paul’s Cathedral in London during German air raid, January 1941 (Copyright: Scanpix)

The twentieth century was a time of abrupt changes for the United Kingdom. It lost its position as a dominant great power. Its empire was transformed into a voluntary association of member nations. It tied itself to Europe through an economic and political union. It even re-examined relations among its constituent peoples. Through it all, however, it maintained the same social and political stability that had characterized it for centuries, incorporating new participants and adapting to new conditions.

Web resource

The Great War (National Archives)

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/greatwar/

World War One Movies

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/launch_ani_wwone_movies.shtml

Video: World War I veteran shares memories (BBC)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/7355720.stm

Audio: Voices of the Armistice (National Archives)

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/armistice/?WT.ac=-voices-armistice

Gallery: The Last Tommy

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/last_tommy_gallery.shtml

The Great War: 80 Years on (BBC)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/special_report/1998/10/98/world_war_i/197437.stm

Animation: The Western Front 1914-1918

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/launch_ani_western_front.shtml

World War Two Movies

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/launch_ani_wwtwo_movies.shtml

Interactive map of Auschwitz

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/genocide/launch_ani_auschwitz_map.shtml

Audio: Soldiers' Stories

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwone/soldiers_stories_gallery.shtml

Audio: Churchill's speech 'This was their finest hour'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schoolradio/history/worldwar2audioclipslibrary_clip08.shtml

BBC School Radio - many audio clips from WWII

Winston Churchill and the Bombing of Dresden (National Archives)

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/heroesvillains/g1/

What was it like to be an airman in World War Two? (National Archives)

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/lessons/lesson53.htm

Game: The Battle of the Atlantic

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/games/battle_atlantic/index.shtml

Gallery: Advertising and Information Posters

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/britain_wwtwo/war_adverts_gallery.shtml

Video: Multiculturalism - debate 40 years after (BBC)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/7352931.stm

Videos: Black History in the UK

http://www.bbc.co.uk/1xtra/blackhistory/features/video.shtml

Animation: Whose house? (game, BBC)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/games/whosehouse/index.shtml

Quiz: Do you know your battles?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/3538674.stm

101 years in 101 words (BBC News)

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/3755482.stm

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