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Life in the trenches of World War I

"In Flanders Field" by John McCrae

The poem "In Flanders Field" was written by John McCrae during the First World War and is considered to be one of the best known war poems of all time. McCrae was a Canadian soldier and physician during World War I and wrote the poem after his experiences in the second Battle Ypres on the Western Front. It was first published in the magazine Punch in 1915 and has gone on to being a poem synonymous with remembrance and is recited today during war memorial services throughout the world. McCrae died near the end of the war from complications related to pneumonia.

General Websites on World War I

A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway I WHO DID WHAT IN WW1?

Armistice: The signature that ended World War I

Open Educational Resources

For more OER Resources, see the Open Educational Resources LibGuide

World War I Facts

Henry Johnson And The Harlem Hellfighters I WHO DID WHAT IN WW1?

The Christmas Truce of 1914: What Really Happened?

Map of the 1915 Armenian Genocide in the Turkish Empire