First World War Poetry Digital Archive

"In the News" web sites

68 online resources. This is page 4 of 7.
Poem from the Western Front unearthed
A poem by an unknown World War One soldier from Epping while he served on the Western Front in 1916 has been unearthed. It was published in the West Essex Gazette, a forerunner of the Epping Forest Guardian. (2008)
Poem of the week : In the Trenches
'Two trench poems from Isaac Rosenberg that are as dazzling as they are imperfect', by Carol Rumens, from a blog in The Guardian (Nov 2008).
Poets and patriots : Guardian Unlimited Books
'The verse of the two world wars reveals a changing idea of what is worth fighting for' by Roy Hattersley (July 2007).
Pupils learn about Great War
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : Primary school pupils in Chatham have been using animation to learn about former pupil Richard 'Monty' Daniel who fell on the battlefields of the Somme.
Reflecting on the losses of WWI
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : Three generations of the Greeve family reflect on World War I and what it means to remember those who died.
Remembering Private Ellison
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : Michael Palin reads the war record of Private George Edwin Ellison, the last British soldier killed in World War I.
Remembering the horror of Verdun
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : Robert Hall visits Verdun, in Eastern France, the site of the longest battle of World War One.
Remembering WWI: The greatest honour came after death
Edinburgh Evening News (Nov 2008)
Remembrance at Royal Albert Hall
A BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008).
Retracing WWI footsteps
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : A BBC Radio Leicester presenter retraces the footsteps of a relative who served in World War I.