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Links to sites of interest connected with WW1, and visiting battlefields.
GENERAL WW1 SITES BOOK PUBLISHERS/DEALERS
RESEARCH/MUSEUM SITES BATTLEFIELD ACCOMMODATION
CANADIAN SITES WAR MEMORIALS
FRENCH SECTOR WW1 EDUCATIONAL
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GENERAL WW1 SITES
Great War Discussion Forum – excellent place to discuss the subject. Recommended.
The Western Front Association
Hell Fire Corner
The British Army In The Great War – excellent WW1 resource site by Chris Baker. Recommended.
Iron Harvest – Casualty family histories, books maps and battlefield information.
The Regimental War Path – History of Regiments/Divisions
Kitchener’s Men – A 1914-18 Resource Site
The Diggers – Belgian WW1 Archaeology Group
First World War.com – A multimedia history of World War One.
Counter – Attack – WW1 war Poets
An Unfortunate Region – Dutch WW1 site [in English]
The “Archaeology” of the Western Front 1914-1918 – Excellent archaeology site by Nils Fabiansson.
Henry Williamson Society – key author who served in WW1 and wrote numerous books and novels.
Pipers Memorial, Longueval – Memorial commemorating Pipers who fought in WW1.
Picardie 14-18 – Excellent new French site dedicated to the Somme battlefields.
Hello Tommy – new site with much useful information on visiting the battlefields.
New Zealand in the Great War – lots of interesting material on the NZ Division.
Ypres WW1 pages – excellent site by Simon Farr on the battlefields in Flanders.
Salonika Campaign Society – organisation dedicated to the Salonika campaign.
Military Fortifications of the World – resource site for military fortifications with much WW1 material.
Silent Witnesses – A guide to the First World War cemeteries and memorials on the Western Front.
Ypres 1914-1918 – site devoted to the battlefields in Flanders.
The Diggers’ War – excellent new site describing the Australian contribution to the war on the Western Front. Recommended.
The Centre for First World War Studies, Birmingham University – new study centre which welcomes membership. Recommended.
Remembering The Great War: The Royal Dublin Fusiliers Association – nice history site for the RDF.
The Great War in Flanders Fields – excellent website covering the battlefields in Flanders. Recommended.
Cecil Slack and the Great War – site based around the letters of Cecil Slack, 10th East Yorks.
War Graves Photos – service offering photos of WW1 war graves, memorials and cemeteries.
World War 1: 1914-1918 – Dutch site in English, with good links.
Trench Maps – excellent site reviewing the Trench Map CD Rom and suggesting other possibilities.
Signallers in the Great War – information on Signals work and equipment.
Cross and Cockade – Society for those interested in the war in the air.
Your Loving Brother Albert – the letters of Albert French, killed at Ypres aged 16. Recommended.
The Last Post Committee – official website for the committee which organises the Last Post at the Menin Gate. Recommended.
ARHAM Website – French Association devoted to the battlefields between Armentieres and Loos. Recommended.
Salient Points – new WW1/WW2 website with battlefield information and books.
Front Line London – new WW1/WW2 website dedicated to London’s military history by Clive Harris.
World War One: Carte de Route – excellent site with guides to the battlefields.
Battle of Hamel – excellent site about one part of the 1918 Somme battlefields.
Wanted Death Plaques – site for those wishing to trace WW1 memorial plaques and medals.
World War One Battlefields – new website dedicated to WW1 battlefields.
Somme Battlefields – new and excellent site on the Somme by the local authorities. Recommended.
The Great War – excellent site dedicated to WW1 battlefields with much info on 2nd Ypres. Recommended.
Ploegsteert Memorial – site dedicated to the memorial in Belgium.
WW1 Cemeteries – useful site with details of all CWGC cemeteries in Belgium and France.
Paths of Glory – new website with a heavy leaning to trench maps. Recommended.
Pro Patria Mori: Gommecourt 1st July 1916 – excellent new site about the 56th (London) Division attack on the Somme.
Cambrai Battlefields Today – excellent site covering this part of the battlefields. new website!
Friends of War Memorials.
Cartmel War Memorial.
Chailey 1914-18 – Sussex.
Cullompton War Memorial Project Website
Highland Archives – Caithness Roll of Honour 1914 – 1919 (Army)
‘Doomed Youth’ – The War Dead of the Woolwich Polytechnic 1914 – 1919
The Thin Blue Line – Sussex and Surrey police officers who fell in WW1.
Cambridgeshire War Memorials & Rolls of Honour
The Northallerton Memorials Project
Lincolnshire Village Memorials
Great War Churches – project to record war memorials in UK churches (mainly Sussex/Kent).
New Zealand Armed Forces Memorial Project – to record NZ memorials and cemeteries.
Lancing War Memorial – roll of honour of the men from this Sussex town.
South African War Graves Project – to record South African war graves, memorials and cemeteries from WW1 onwards.
Tadcaster War Memorials – excellent site listing details of war memorials in the Tadcaster area.
Isle of Wight War Memorials – good coverage with many photos. new website!
Buckinghamshire Remembers – good coverage of war memorials. new website!
Cravens Part in the Great War – excellent site with much information. new website!
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Imperial War Museum
The National Archives (formerly Public Records Office)
Australian War Memorial
National Archives of Australia – AIF Service Records.
National Archives of Canada – WW1 records on-line.
Liddle Hart Centre for Military Archives
The National Army Museum
The Bovington Tank Museum
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
Victoria Cross Reference – details of all VC winners including WW1. Recommended.
London Gazette – trace WW1 honours & awards.
Hooge Crater – excellent museum at Ypres.
Military Genealogy – new site making Soldiers Died In The Great War available on-line.
Aisne: The Chemin des Dames
Verdun Project – German site – By Marcus Massing
Verdun – Swedish site
Butte de Vauquois
Ossuary – Douaumont
Memorial Museum – Fleury (Verdun)
The Lost Villages of Verdun
History of the village of SOUAIN
The Battle of Verdun – new Dutch site (in English).
Historique de Regiments – histories of French Regiments in WW1.
French War Dead – you can now trace WW1 French war dead on-line.
CANADIAN RELATED SITES
Canadian War Museum – Canadian equivalent of IWM. Much on-line information.
Veterans Affairs Canada
The Canadian Great War Homepage
The Canadian Books Of Remembrance
54th (Kootenay) Battalion Canadian Infantry
54th Battalion Honours & Awards –
85th Battalion Canadian Infantry
For King And Empire – excellent CEF site by author Norm Christie.
28th Bn Canadian Infantry – excellent battalion history site by Robert Lindsay.
Vimy Ridge: Canadian Victory – new site looking at the famous attack on Vimy Ridge.
CEF Study Group – news site and Forum for those interested in the CEF. Highly recommended.
REGIMENTS – UNITS
Royal Sussex Regiment Forum – mainly deals with 11/12/13th (South Downs) Battalions.
The Machine Gun Corps – Old Comrades Association
Regimental Museum of the Liverpool Scottish
16th (Irish) Division
Armed Forces in Kent – The Buffs, Royal West Kents, Kent Cyclists.
Tyneside Scottish & Irish – Northumberland Fusiliers
17th Welsh Regiment – War Diary 1916-18
1st Middlesex Regiment
The Black Watch Archive – not just about WW1, but good coverage.
Unofficial Lowther’s Lambs Web Site – 11th, 12th & 13th (South Downs) Bns Royal Sussex Regiment
7th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers – excellent site with much useful information.
1/5th South Staffs – mainly about trench raid in March 1917.
7th Wiltshire Regiment – history of the unit in Salonika.
15th West Yorks (Leeds Pals) – excellent web site about the Pals by Mike Wood.
Royal Berkshire Regiment – superb regimental museum website with all WW1 war diaries on line. Recommended.
The Accrington Pals – excellent site with much information. Recommended.
Labour Corps – site devoted to the history of the Labour Corps in WW1.
241st Brigade RFA – Royal Field Artillery study. URL Updated
Glorious Glosters – useful site for researching the Gloucestershire Regiment.
Veterinary Corps in WW1
8th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment
Royal Warwickshire Regiment in WW1
Royal Dublin Fusiliers
21st Division – excellent history of this British division.
Royal Naval Division – focus on the Somme 13th November 1916. new website!
BOOKS – PUBLISHERS/DEALERS : WW1
Tom Morgan Military Books
Salient Points – excellent guide to WW1/WW2 books plus battlefield info and much more! Recommended.
Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Naval & Military Press
After The Battle – Major publishers of ‘Then & Now’ format
Osprey – Superb selection of uniform and campaign books.
Books by author Michael Stedman
CEF Books – Books about Canada in WW1.
Orion Publishing Group
The Military History Bookshop
The Great War Magazine – the magazine dedicated to the Great War and to those who perished and to those who survived.
Williams Books – good source for books on Canadian Military History.
The Armourer Magazine – website of the excellent bi-monthly militaria magazine.
Battlefront Books – books for the Military Enthusiast and Researcher.
Major & Mrs Holts Battlefield Guide Books and Maps
WW1 EDUCATIONAL SITES
Skylark Living History – by Andrew Spooner: ‘Everyday life in the trenches’ and ‘Changing technology on the battlefield.
Fallen Heroes – excellent WW1 school site by Tideway Community School in Sussex.
BATTLEFIELD ACCOMMODATION : YPRES/SOMME
The Shell Hole – Hotel & Bookshop in Ypres.
Camalou B&B – Ypres Salient (nr Dickebusche)
Varlet Farm B&B – Ypres Salient (nr Passchendaele)
Essex Villa – new English run B&B at Langemarck, near Ypres.
Cherry Blossom B&B – new British owned B&B at Brandhoek, near Ypres.
Woodside B&B – Belgium owned B&B near Bruges and close to Flanders Fields.
Town of Albert – the main town on the Somme with links to local accommodation.
Le Tommy Bar Pozieres
Bernafay Wood B&B – Somme (nr Montauban)
Les Alouettes B&B Hardecourt – Somme (nr Guillemont)
B&B Le Sars – Somme.
B&B ‘La Martinierre’ Courcelles au Bois – Somme.
Chavasse Farm – Somme.
Chambres d’Hote de Evelyne & Jacky – new French B&B in Albert.
Dinnaken House – house to rent in Flers (Somme).
MAPS – MAP SUPPLIERS
Institute Geographique Nationale: France – Producers of the ‘Green’ & ‘Blue’ series.
Institute Geographique Nationale: Belgium