First World War Poetry Digital Archive

"In the News" web sites

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War poet's medal turns up in attic | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
A brief news report from The Guadian (2007).
Wartime friendship takes centre stage
A local newspaper article about the Rowan Tree Theatre Company tour of 'Not About Heroes', a play which tells of the remarkable relationship between poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon who met at Craiglockhart Military Hospital during the First World War. (2008)
Words of war
An ITV news website which 'charts the course of the war through the writings, letters and poetry of British combatants, painting a moving picture emphasising the need for remembrance', includes videos of Andrew Motion, Richard Holmes, John Hegley, and current servicemen and others, reading from memoirs and poetry.
World War I veteran remembers
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : Britain's oldest man and one of the very few surviving veterans of World War I has been sharing his memories ahead of the 90th anniversary of the end of the Great War.
WWI soldier remembered
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : The family of a man from Gloucester who was killed in action during World War I have paid tribute to the soldier ahead of Remembrance Day.
Younger generation remembers WW1
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : Robert Hall looks at some of the ways families and schools are retelling the story of the First World War and are ensuring that those who gave their lives are not forgotten.
Ypres remembers WWI fallen
BBC News film-clip (Nov 2008) : Robert Hall reports on an act of Remembrance for World War One that takes place in Ypres, Belgium each evening, ahead of Armistice day. This year is the 90th anniversary of WWI.
Ypres, where the Last Post plays every single day
From The Observer (Nov 2008) 'As Britain commemorates the First World War's end, the Belgian town of Ypres, the last resting place for so many of the servicemen who gave their lives, never has, and never will, forget' by Caroline Davies.