Related Links

Useful sites for research and further education:

National World War I Museum – located in Kansas City, Missouri, the site is filled with educational programs for all ages, including a searchable online collections database and interactive timeline.

United States World War I Centennial Commission – Check out the Teaching Resources, Learning Resources and Location Explorer; very comprehensive

US Entry into World War I

Encyclopedia of the First World War

WWI Centennial Network – Over the Top Magazine

1914-1918 – Online International Encyclopedia of the First World War

40 Maps that Explain World War I

World War I Centennial Network

Recommended books:

All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque

American Women in World War I: They Also Served – Lettie Gavin

The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas – Gertrude Stein, 1933

Behind the Lines: Gender and the Two World Wars – Edited by Margaret Randolph Higonnet et al.

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania – Erik Larson, 2015

Elsie & Mairi Go to War: Two Extraordinary Women on the Western Front – Diane Atkinson, 2010

The First World War – John Keegan

Guns of August – Barbara Tuchman

Into the Breach: American Women Overseas in World War I – Dorothy and Carl J. Schneider

The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and their Forgotten World War – Richard Rubin, 62013

Letters and Photographs from the Battle Country: The World War I Memoir of Margaret Hall – Margaret Higonnet, 2014

Maise Dobbs Series – Jacqueline Winspear

Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War – Kimberly Jensen

A Moveable Feast – Ernest Hemingway

Out Here at the Front: The World War I Letters of Nora Saltonstall – Judith Graham (Editor), 2004

Over Here: the First World War and American Society – David M. Kennedy

Paris at the End of the World: The City of Light During the Great War, 1914-1918 – John Baxter, 2014

The Roses of No Man’s Land – Lyn MacDonald (Inspiration for the PBS series – Crimson Field)

Testament of Youth – Vera Brittain (also the movie Testament of Youth, 2015)