First World War Poetry Digital Archive

"In the News" web sites

68 online resources. This is page 2 of 7.
Canadian artist finds poetry on the battlefront
From (Nov 2008) Jim Gibson, Canwest News Service reports on Suzanne Steele possibly the first poet to join the Canadian Forces Artists Program.
Ceremonies mark Remembrance Day
A BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008).
Educator speaks on grotesqueness of war; beauty of poetry
Robert F. Holden talks at the Main Branch of the county library in Cape May Court House, 2008.
Entering Spencer's world at war
In the Telegraph (Nov 2008), to mark the 90th anniversary of the armistice, Sophie Campbell visits the Sandham Memorial Chapel, adorned by Stanley Spencer's amazing paintings.
Famous 50 joined up for WWI
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : A group of men from a Leicestershire village joined up, fought and died together in World War I.
Final salute to Meath's soldier poet
From The (2002) Liam O'Meara on Francis Ledwidge, soldier and poet.
First black officer remembered
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : To mark the 90th anniversary of the end of World War One, the story of the British Army's first black officer Walter Tull, who was born in Folkestone, has been featured in a BBC drama.
History of a foxhunting man : LRB essay : Guardian Unlimited Books
A 'London Review of Books' essay by Ferdinand Mount from The Guardian website.
History of war ancestor
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : A radio reporter's research tracks down information on a teenage relative who died after being injured during World War I.
How the poets created an eternal war requiem
From the Sunday Times (2002) 'Why the Great War should be so central to the cultural memory and mythology of the British people, why its victims are still commemorated in the annual Armistice Day services...' by Jon Stallworthy.