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First World War: Personal Experiences

The First World War: Personal Experiences collection provides the opportunity to see the First World War through the eyes of those who lived through it. Containing thousands of digital images of primary source documents from archives around the world, this collection brings to life the reality of the First World War for the men and women who experienced it firsthand.

The First World War: Personal Experiences provides digital images of a wide range of original documents, including diaries, letters, personal narratives, trench journals, scrapbooks, objects, and a wealth of visual sources, this digital collection is a rich source of information on personal experiences of war.

Supplementing the primary image sources is a wealth of secondary resources including interactive maps, 360° panoramas and walk-throughs of the Sanctuary Wood Trench System, the Memory Wall, In Their Own Words feature, scholarly essays, a slideshow gallery, chronology and glossaries.


Availability: Publisher Site, Primo