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.

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Video: Channel 4 / Clipbank . . .

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

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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.

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The Great War (National Archives)

World War One Movies

Video: World War I veteran shares memories (BBC)

Audio: Voices of the Armistice (National Archives)

Gallery: The Last Tommy

The Great War: 80 Years on (BBC)

Animation: The Western Front 1914-1918

World War Two Movies

Interactive map of Auschwitz

Audio: Soldiers' Stories

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

BBC School Radio - many audio clips from WWII

Winston Churchill and the Bombing of Dresden (National Archives)

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

Game: The Battle of the Atlantic

Gallery: Advertising and Information Posters

Video: Multiculturalism - debate 40 years after (BBC)

Videos: Black History in the UK

Animation: Whose house? (game, BBC)

Quiz: Do you know your battles?

101 years in 101 words (BBC News)

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