A British soldier peers over sandbags into no-man’s land.
German soldiers in the trenches of the Eastern Front (1916).
An aerial view of a German mustard gas attack on the Eastern Front.
The Army Isn’t All Work.
Women of Britain say – GO!”
We Need You.
Britons! [Kitchener] Wants You
Paul Nash, “The Ypres Salient by Night” (1918)
Gilbert Rogers, Wounded, in Messina, during an attack in 1917.
WWI Veterans line the Menin Gate in Ypres, Belgium, for a memorial service in July, 1927.
Mourners lay flowers at the base of the Whitehall Cenotaph during a Remembrance Day observance, November 11, 1920.
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Sir Henry Newbolt, “Vitaï Lampada”
Jessie Pope, “The Call” (1915)
Jessie Pope, “War Girls” (1916)
W. B. Yeats, “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death”
W. B. Yeats, from Preface to
The Oxford Book of Modern Verse
Siegfried Sassoon, “Finished with the War: A Soldier’s Declaration”
Ezra Pound, from
Hugh Selwyn Mauberley
Charlotte Mew, “The Cenotaph (September 1919)”
H. V. Morton, from
The Heart of London