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Y9 History- First World War: Online resources

BBC website

BBC World War I 

BBC History- World War I animated map

image source: BBC World War I website (accessed 11 December 2013)

Oxford University

Oxford University
The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research.

iPad APP

Timeline WWI with Dan Snow is an iPad app which lets you explore in depth the events of the First World War as they unfolded day by day.

Imperial War Museum

Imperial War Museum

Lives of the First World War site

This interactive platform will bring material from museums, libraries, archives and family collections from across the world together in one place, inspiring people of all ages to explore, reveal and share the life stories of those who served in uniform and worked on the home front.


Voices of the First World War

Hear about the First World War from those who were there.

This series of podcasts uses original recordings from IWM's sound collection – never before available to the public – to mark the centenary of the First World War. Find out what a huge range of people felt, experienced and witnessed during 1914–1918, and the impact the events of those years had on their lives.