TIMELINES, MAPS, INTERVIEWS AND SUMMARIES
The History Place. Check out the links at the bottom of the page for more WW II sources. This timeline is for years 1939-1945, with links to additional information http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/ww2time.htm
BBC: World War I in depth
The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century The companion website to the PBS documentary explores World War I with an interactive timeline, maps, interviews of historians, and summaries of episodes.
The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School. PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS indexed and organized by the Yale Law School http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/wwii.asp
The Great War Society's Learning and Research Center Provides links about World War I that are excellent for doing research.
The Versailles Treaty: June 28, 1919
This site lists all the articles of the treaty
This site gives an explanation of the different parts of the treaty
World War I Explore the countries that participated in World War I, the major battles that took place, and the military units and weapons that were used, and other related links.
World War I Document Archive. You can find a lot of primary sources about World War I here.
World War I: Trenches on the Web Contains biographies, maps, posters, timelines, and more about World War I.
Library of Congress. Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During World War II Eight short biographies of women photographers. http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/wcf/wcf0001.html
The November Revolution
The Bolshevik "Coup d'Etat" November 7, 1917
President Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points
Age of Hope (PBS)
This PBS site includes interesting first-hand accounts of life in the early 20th century
HELLFIRE CORNER - The Great War: 1914 - 1918
Informative English perspective on WWI battles
The Great War
This interactive UK National Archives Learning Curve presentation provides seven different investigations that will tell the story of the Great War - the First World War, 1914-18. The sources in these investigations have been chosen to highlight the role of important events, or communications from individuals that were key to the war.
Paths of Memory This multi-lingual European museum site has well organized sections on the First World War, Spanish Civil War, and the Second World War.
David Lloyd George
David Lloyd George became the British Prime Minister at the height of WWI and held that office until 1922. This online exhibition commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of his death and focuses on both public and private aspects of his life.
The Saskatchewan Social Studies Curriculum has developed a "resource hot sheet" dealing with topics identified in the History 20 (Modern World History) curriculum. Each page has been supported with appropriate visual images, and where possible, first person accounts by individuals who were present during the event. In addition, a number of multimedia-learning objects are present including sound bites, mini - movies and flash items. Two major simulations have been developed for students that can be used in a stand-alone delivery mode. The Battle of the Somme enables students to take on the role of a World War One general.
Britain 1906 - 1918
This interactive UK National Archives Learning Curve exhibition provides six galleries studying the varied life of the British people in 1906-18, plus a seventh gallery devoted to review and revision.
Eyewitness to History: World War One
Commercial site that features eyewitness accounts of a few key WWI events, such as the assassination of Francis Ferdinand and a German U-Boat attack.
The Great War (Pitt)
Has a detailed list of WWI-related Web sites and literary accounts of the war
Influenza 1918 (PBS)
This site focuses on the disastrous influenza outbreak in America and features an interactive map, primary documents, and more.
The influenza epidemic of 1918. World War I claimed an estimated 16 million lives. The influenza epidemic that swept the world in 1918 killed an estimated 50 million people.
The AeroDrome: Aces and Aircraft of WW I
The Great War and the new Era. The U.S. National Archives. photos of the WWI era.
Northwestern University Library. The Government Publications Department at Northwestern University Library has a comprehensive collection of over 300 posters issued by U.S. Federal agencies from the onset of war through 1945. The visuals include Sugar ration coupons, Victory Stamps, Propaganda posters, etc.
League of Nations Home Page Contains a photographic archive of the League of Nations with photos of people, assemblies, councils, and more; also includes a brief history and timeline.
World War I posters
eLibrary (Use the “databases” button found at the top of this page)
To find WW II information, go to a good search engine such as www.Google.com or www.altavista.com. Type in WWII in the search field. Type a space and then a plus sign (+) and the term you are looking for. EX.: WWII +airplanes or WWII +propaganda