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Primary source material from personal narratives, printed books, military files, propaganda pamphlets, and visual documents; complemented by secondary material, including scholarly essays, case studies and interactive maps.
Great resource for the British government's involvement in domestic and world affairs, which covers just about everything. For example, you will find a 1922 report entitled, "Report from the Select Committee on Training and Employment of Disabled Ex-Service Men."
Materials from the Imperial War Museum include such documents as charity and international relief reports, pamphlets, photographs, press cuttings, magazines, posters, correspondence, minutes, records, diaries, memoranda, statistics, circulars, regulations and invitations.
Covers the Russian entrance into World War I through the Revolution in Russia in 1917 and 1918. Documents consist primarily of correspondence between the British Foreign Office, various British missions and consulates in the Russian Empire and the Tsarist government and later the Provisional Government.
The materials reproduced in this collection consist of letters and other papers of Generaloberst Hans von Seeckt, prominent German military strategist of World War I. At various times he served on military missions to Turkey and China. After World War I, as military head of the Reichswehr, he was considered the organizer and "father" of the army of the German Republic.
The standard reference source on the unprecedented industrial mobilization of an entire economy to fight the war of 1914-1918, this 12 volume set has previously only been available in a few select libraries with which the British government deposited copies. It is essential for anyone who wants to study the economics behind World War I, the career of David Lloyd George and the process of state intervention in industry.
Europeana.eu is the EU digital platform for cultural heritage. More than 3,000 institutions across Europe have contributed to Europeana. These range from major international names like the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the British Library and the Louvre to regional archives and local museums from every member of the European Union. This collection mixes resources from libraries and archives across the globe with memories and memorabilia from European citizens. It includes diaries, official documents, letters, postcards, films, and photographs from the First World War.