The World War I Crossroads network is a collaboration between editors on the H-Net Commons dedicated to the scholarly study and discussion of World War I and the centennial commemoration of the conflict.  This network will highlight World War I content from across the H-Net Commons as well as commission new content on the subject.

 

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Recent Content from the Crossroads

Germany Puts 700,000 WWI Docs Online

Originally posted on H-HistBibl

Hundreds of thousands of rare records and images from World War I have been put online by the German government, for the 100th anniversary of the start of the conflict....

The collection includes private material as well as files of military and civilian authorities, records left by politicians and military officers, documentaries and propaganda films. Access to the complete archive is free.

World War I in the British Archives

This is the first of a regular feature on the World War I Crossroads highlighting interesting discussions and content about World War I from the H-Net logs. Our very first discussion goes back to 1994 from a discussion that took place on H-Albion. The query, asking about the presence of military personnel files and the availability of online documents and the responses reveal a very different time of scholarship on the web.

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