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Great War Links from Around the World

This page contains links to many good sites that we find relevant on the 'Net. They are in no particular order, but look for us to have more quality links soon, and if you have a cool link related to WWI or German stuff that you'd like to see here, please contact e-mail me Marsh Wise.

These links are somewhat out of date and really, we're about reenacting, not covering the history of the War. I can think of no better place to find good Great War links than at the The Western Front Association's links page (I know, what a sod I am...) These folks have done an awesome job and have a very professional website. Please give them a look!

Allied Links

The Australian Archives: From this page can be located Australian WWI serving personnel records, along with memorials and other records of Australian participation in the Great War.
http://www.aa.gov.au/AA_WWW/AA_Home_Page.html

The Australian Defence Force Academy: Includes access to the 'First AIF Database Project' which... seeks to record comprehensive information on all 332,000 men and women (i.e. nurses) who served in the the Australian Imperial Force 1914-19.
http://www.adfa.oz.au/HISTORY/index.html

The Australian War Memorial
http://www.adfa.oz.au/~awm

The Canadian War Museum (English version)
http://www.cmcc.muse.digital.ca/cwm/cwmeng/cwmeng.html

Remembrance Day, and the record of Gordon Cameron of Ontario, (Canada)
http://www.aa.gov.au/AA_WWW/AA_Home_Page.html

Northern Ireland and the Great War page
http://www.infosites.net/general/the-great-war/index.htm

The New Zealand Museums.
http://www.natlib.govt.nz/libwowal/

The Alexander Turnbull Museum, New Zealand. Includes images from Sir Ernest Shackelton's (later of the Archangel/Murmansk Expeditions) 1914-1916 Antarctic Voyage.
http://www.natlib.govt.nz/docher/imaging/

Scots at War (Scotland).
http://www-saw.arts.ed.ac.uk/

The US National Cryptologic Museum: Includes images of the 'Verdun Intercept Site Exhibit' and of the 'Black Chamber.' (USA)
http://www.nsa.gov:8080/museum/tour.html

Full-text Listings of U.S. Medal of Honor Citations, (USA)
http://imabbs.army.mil/cmh-pg/moh1.htm

The First Division Museum at Cantigny, Illinois, (USA)
http://www.xnet.com/~fdmuseum/index.html

Commemoration at Metz, and the Verdun 1916: un Train-Expo à Metz, France.(inFrench)
http://www.mairie-metz.fr:8080/METZ/ANIM/ARMIST
/ARMIST1195.html

Avishai Halevy's Images Home Page featuring collections of images from France. .

July - August 1918, from Soissons
http://www.amug.org/~avishai/WWI.html
from a hospital, possibly at Moulin
http://amug.org:80/~avishai/WWIp2.html

Central Powers Links

The Collapse of the Central Powers
http://www.aa.gov.au/AA_WWW/AA_Home_Page.html

Die Darstellbarkeit des Krieges im Museum ["The Presentation of War in Museums"] (A German site reporting on the conference of the same name)
http://amug.org:80/~avishai/WWIp2.html

Deutsches Historisches Museum: German Historical Museum, Berlin, (Germany)
http://www.dhm.de/

The Kaiser Wilhelm page (from Trenches on the Web):
http://www.worldwar1.com/biokais.htm

The Historic Iron Cross 1813 - 1957: A great page about the history of the Iron Cross. This page has many links and is a good resource!
http://www.magmacom.com/~magnus/

The Ernst Jünger Home Page. This site is all about Ernst Jünger, the acclaimed author of Im Stahl Gewittern (Storm of Steel) and many other books.
http://www.juenger.org/

The Pickelhaube Page - If early war German uniforms are of interest to you, then this page is for you. This is probably the most complete site on the web that features the Pickelhaube (spiked helmet). Has tons of pictures and information on this type of headgear.
http://pickelhaube.csolve.net/

FEEFHS Map Room: German Empire - East (1882) - Silesia, Prussia (234K) - A web site that has a map of Silesia, Prussia from 1882.
http://www.dcn.davis.ca.us/~feefhs/maps/gere/ge-siles.html

Non-Specific Great War Links

The Great War Society, Stanford, California, (USA)
http://www.mcs.net/~mikei/tgws/

Wartime Propaganda - World War I (USA)
http://carmen.artsci.washington.edu/propaganda/war1.htm

Student US Historians' Views of the Great War and its causes.
http://kanga.pvhs.chico.K12.ca.us/~bsilva

Oxford WWW Isaac Rosenberg Tutorial: A WWI Chronology, interpretative material and contextual information.
http://info.ox.ac.uk/departments/humanities/rose/

The Lost Poets of the Great War--World War I; by Harry Rusche.
http://www.emory.edu/ENGLISH/LostPoets

Trenches on the Web: Lots of great articles on many different WWI subjects--without a doubt, one of the BEST sites on the Great War.
Don't miss it!!
http://www.worldwar1.com/index.html

Van Den Grooten Oorlog (Site from the Netherlands)
http://home.wxs.nl/~graag000/index.htm

Versailles Treaty - This is for the true die-hard of the Great War; an electronic copy of the Versailles Treaty.
http://ac.acusd.edu/History/text/versaillestreaty/vercontents.html

World War One Document Archive -- Primary Documents from the Great War
http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/

World War I Living History Sites For Reenactors
http://www.reenactorsworldplus.com/wwi.htm

First World War Encyclopedia
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWtitle.html

BBC News | World War I | The Great War
http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/special_report/1998/10/98/
world_war_i/newsid_197000/197437.stm

The Great War - Web site created for the PBS television special. Has a lot of great information about the special and the Great War.
http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/index.html

Great War Remembered
http://www.inforworks.com/greatwar.htm

Collecting Militaria .... Before 1919 - A site devoted to teaching about collecting militaria. Has articles on many aspects of collecting.
http://gallery.uunet.be/ww1/

Great War Image Links

Images of World War I: the Western Front (part of the Rosenberg site).
http://info.ox.ac.uk/departments/humanities/rose/images.html

Photos of the Great War
http://www.ukans.edu/~kansite/ww_one/photos/greatwar.htm

Virtual Tour of the Western Front --
World War I.
http://www.worldwar1.com/sftour.htm

World War I Images.
http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/1/Images

Great War Aviation Links

The World War I Modelling Page;
http://pease1.sr.unh.edu/

Along with one concentrating on:

Tanks
www.airfax.com/tanks

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
http://www.oldrhinebeck.org

WWI Aeroplanes, Inc
http://users.aol.com/pkaeronaut/wwiaero.htm

World War 1 Aircraft
http://www.rpi.edu/~harkij/ww1.html

USAF Museum Early Years Gallery;
http://www.am.wpafb.af.mil/museum/early_years/ey.html

Great War in the Air; The Smithsonian Institute--National Air/Space Museum's WWI Flight Gallery.
http://ceps.nasm.edu/GALLERIES/GAL206/gal206.html

Flying Circle Graphics Home Page.- Primarily a flying page with some cool graphics.
http://www2.eos.net/speed/homepage.htm

Great War Fly-In and Concourse
http://members.aol.com/dlpimages/flyin2.htm


Neat Stuff

6000 Volkslieder: German and other Folksongs. Frank Petersohn's EXCELLENT web page--he has zillions of German folk songs and marching songs, not only the lyrics, but in many cases, there are MIDI files to go along with them. 97% of all the song stuff on this site comes from Frank's site--he graciously allows me to use these songs. One of the nicest people you will find on the net, Frank does not limit his page to only German songs either, there are folksongs and national anthems from around the world here. For sure, check it out!!
http://ingeb.org/home.html

Marsh's favourite beer (so he insists on this link): Budvar Budweiser!--The TRUE King of Beers! Unfortunately, Budvar is not available in the United States due to a bunch of legal chicanery (Boo! Hiss!). Some day, some way though, we will see Budvar here... Anyway, check them out!
http://www.budvar.cz/en/our-beer

Deutsch für Reisende is a web site designed to help you learn German.
http://www.travlang.com/languages/cgi-bin/langchoice.cgi?page=main&lang1=english&flags.x=129&flags.y=260

Vermissten und Toten Datenbank - A very "dark" but interesting web site. This site in German and is linked to databases that have all of the German casualties of World War I and II.
http://www.volksbund.de/VuTDB/vut_suche.asp

Skat--A site that contains a shareware version of the popular German card game, Skat. It's not the easiest game to figure out but if you are truly a "Hun" then the challenge of learning and playing the game will be perfect for you. This was very popular with the Soldaten.
http://jwsell.wooster.edu/Skat/Skatdflt1.html

If you would like to have a link to your web page here, please first visit our "Wanna Link?" page, add the code you find there and then e-mail me with your URL. I will check it out and see if it fits with our topics.
Thanks, Marsh Wise

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